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MetroABQ Newsletter -- Placitas Garden Tour Fall 2021

The Placitas Garden Tour took place this fall after a year hiatus. It was a great opportunity to explore the area & see some private gardens & greenspaces in the rural village a few minutes north of Albuquerque. As always, the architecture of some of these often grand residences is another huge draw.

Above, standing at a rock labyrinth up in the Placitas Foothills, the north face of the Sandia Mountains sits prominent in the background. Following a sign between houses led to a clearing with a large stone maze; the puzzle consists of people-sized walking paths. Not listed on the Placitas Garden Tour, it was a worthwhile surreal side stop. Here's a completely different Placitas Labyrinth...

Below is an image from one of the gardens on the tour.

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