Most people in Albuquerque see the Middle Rio Grande in flashes, from a bike path or a bridge. But really? That’s no way to know the river. It takes drifting downstream and sometimes running into sandbars.
The river provides water to cities and farmers. But it’s also a place of wildness, and of solace. Here’s an audio postcard from a canoe trip I took down the river last spring with river guide Stephanie DeHerrera.