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IVRPA at the IAPP Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque

From october 7 through 11, the International Virtual Reality Photography Association (IVRPA) is joining the International Association of Panorama Photographers at their Balloon Fiesta meeting in Albuquerque.

During the fiesta, IVRPA members will be shooting and uploading interactive 360 degree panoramas and still images. These images are shown below, and more are added as the balloon fiesta unfolds.

Balloon World

Balloon Festival

Gus Foster presenting his panoramas

Gus Foster presented his great panoramas and explained the whole process of making them.

IVRPA and IAPP members in the Opening Dinner

IVRPA and IAPP members at the Opening Dinner.
Patrick Cheatham, Tom Lassiter, Michael Rondinelli, Harvey Chin & Guest, Zephyr Renner.

IVRPA Team Table top Panorama

This is a Table Top panorama from our dinner table. In our table you can see, Willy Kaemena, Don Bain, Aaron Spence, Matthias Taugwalder, Carlos Chegado and Sandra Mexa.

IVRPA Board of Directors (and Treasurer) at the ...

This is a Panorama of the Opening Dinner at the Albuquerque 2009 IVRPA/IAPP Conference and here you can see the IVRPA Board members and our Treasurer Sandra seated at the center table plus lots of IVRPA and IAPP members enjoining the opening dinner.

Amtrak Station in Albuquerque

Albuquerque Amtrak Station is integrated in the Alvarado Transportation Center with Greyhound Bus , Local ABQride busses and the Railrunner frequent trainservice to Santa Fe.

Albuquerque Old Town

The famous Old Town of Albuquerque

Amtrak Superliner Dining Car ( Chicago ...

For passengers in sleeper class food and beverages are included in the bed price. There is Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with a wide choice of food

Sleeping while traveling through the night

This is the cosy Roomette on an Superliner Amtrak train. The lower bed is more than 2m long and you can really sleep very well. Even with the not "FirstWorld" like track conditions, the noise level is very low. I measured around 52 dBa.
Southwest Chief from Chicago to Albuquerque. The normal speed is 80mph and in Kansas 90mph

On the way to Albuquerque with Amtrak

Amtrak Southwest Chief from Chicago to Albuquerque (Los Angeles) Here the Superliner Sightseer Lounge which is open for all passengers.