Category Archives: Arizona

PRESCOTT & FLAGSTAFF, Part 2—Wrapping It All Up

It had never been a primary destination, not a town where we’d spend a lot of time.  It was a place to pass through on our way to somewhere else . . .  on our route to the Grand Canyon  … Continue reading

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PRESCOTT & FLAGSTAFF–Wrapping It All Up

Ever since leaving San Diego, our route had basically taken a turn toward the east.  No big jumps, mind you, and certainly not a direct easterly course, just small incremental moves that gradually had shifted eastward, to terminate ultimately at … Continue reading

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AFTER BIG BEND—White Sands and Good Friends

In the relative distances of the Southwest, the 360-mile drive to Las Cruces was a mere hop, skip and jump from where we were camped on the western fringe of Big Bend.  By mid-afternoon, after an uneventful drive through long, … Continue reading

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LOST DUTCHMAN STATE PARK, Part 2—More Treasures to Find

Another glorious morning dawns, and we’re up with the sunrise. A hearty breakfast is the only way to begin this day—we’ve got plans to hit the park’s longest (and most popular) trail today. With an early start, we hope to … Continue reading

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LOST DUTCHMAN STATE PARK—Location, Location, Location

We had been here before. Three years ago and a couple of months later . . . when the desert wildflowers were in full bloom. Our first trip through Arizona . . . the trip that encountered record-breaking heat. Unrelenting … Continue reading

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CATALINA STATE PARK, Part 3—Desert Delights

           Due to technical difficulties beyond our control (can you believe??? no Wifi in Joshua Tree and Death Valley National Parks), we have been unable to send out our subsequent posts. Now back on the grid, we look forward to … Continue reading

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CATALINA STATE PARK, Part 2—Beyond its boundaries

You don’t need to go far beyond the park’s boundaries to discover more recreational possibilities with views to entice. Scoring big points with us is the fantastic dedicated biking trails that can be accessed just outside the park’s entrance. Wide, … Continue reading

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CATALINA STATE PARK—A Tucson Treasure

NOTE TO OUR FOLLOWERS:  We sort of slipped off the radar screen for awhile, didn’t we? When last we posted, we were headed out of Bisbee toward the Tucson area. That was about 3 weeks ago. There’s a simple explanation … Continue reading

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A QUEEN of a MINE and a TOWN TOO TOUGH TO DIE

I guess the law of averages caught up with us . . . two days of sunny skies had passed, so why not throw in a rainy one for a change? Good thing we did the Bisbee Stair Climb yesterday—at … Continue reading

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BISBEE ARIZONA—A quirky town hanging on

FYI–To catch more photos in a better layout, try clicking on the Airstream Travelers link under each of the posts’ headings—I think you’ll like it better. To say that Bisbee has declined in size and vigor from its glory days … Continue reading

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