Albuquerque is known for their annual Balloon Fiesta. What you might not know is conditions are great most of the year for ballooning. This being the case, most mornings the sky is full of hot air balloons. This is one of the many reasons I love living here. Plus you never have to set your alarm clock, they make a very distinct sound as their propane burners ignite that has every dog in the neighborhood barking madly.