For years, the outdoor industry and the craft beer industry have been carrying on an illicit love affair which has spawned multiple successful breweries across the country. But after this year’s Great American Beer Festival, it’s clear that one love child from the booming relationship is ready to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight.
The higher we rose, the more magical the view became. The High Lee Like Lee and our small crew of three hung in the sky along with hundreds of other balloons at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, creating a kaleidoscope of colors against a warm gray sky.
An epidemic of terrible tourists has been sweeping the countrysides and mountains in recent years, leaving behind defaced historical landmarks, shuttered parks, and many government and tourism recreation officials scrambling to find a solution.