The Land of Entrapment
I was born in abq and I've lived here since (22 years), and am leaving next year. Most of these reviews are dead accurate about the crime, poverty, and corruption. Maybe I'm just used to it by now and I haven't had the experience of living in another city, but I'm still able to see how incredibly shitty this place is. It really is the Land of Entrapment for a reason. I'll start with the pros.
1. Amazing weather. Even though it's bipolar, you get all four seasons and it's almost never hotter than 95º in the summer. (It's even better in the east mountains)
2. Green Chile. That's all. Nothing compares to real New Mexico green chile.
That's all for pros
1. Horrible crime... particularly in the hispanic community, and anywhere you go in the city, you'll find shady shit going on, yes even in the nice neighborhoods. I literally never go anywhere without my knife, mace, and cat keys in my hands. Car theft is also HUGE here, #1 in the U.S but Read More