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Thu 9-Mar-2017 Arizona, New Mexico, Travel | 0 comments

We left Catalina State Park in Arizona today and headed east to New Mexico. This is the beginning of our drive east and north heading towards Indiana. There is not much... more

Waterfall Trail

Wed 8-Mar-2017 Arizona, Travel | 0 comments

Early, before getting too hot, we took a trail recommended to us by another camper. The trail, starting right at the Romero Ruins Trailhead, is not on any of the park... more

Sabino Canyon

Mon 6-Mar-2017 Arizona, Travel | 0 comments

We spent the night with our friends Katherine and John in Tucson and took a great 4-Mile hike with them in the morning. They are among the lucky Tucsonians who live... more

Canyon Ranch Walk

Sun 5-Mar-2017 Arizona, Travel | 0 comments

Our drive to Tucson from near Phoenix was uneventful, but we were pleased to see the flowers by the road — poppies, lupine, and Bougainville. After arriving at... more

Hoover Dam

Sat 4-Mar-2017 Arizona, Nevada | 0 comments

Even though we had a long drive to Tucson, we did a bit of sighteing at Hoover Dam before leaving Lake Mead.  The Dam is quite an engineering miracle that I remember... more

Palm Canyon Day 4-5

Sun 19-Feb-2017 Arizona, Travel | 0 comments

It rains in the desert, and it certainly did yesterday, about half an inch left over from the damaging rains in LA.  We spent the day reading, editing pictures, and... more

Palm Canyon Day 2

Thu 16-Feb-2017 Arizona, Travel | 0 comments

Day 2:  We walked the mile or so up the road to the canyon and hiked up most of the canyon to the California Palms.  These few palms, maybe a dozen or so, are the last... more

Palm Canyon Day 1

Wed 15-Feb-2017 Arizona, Travel | 0 comments

Palm Canyon is one of our favorite desert locations.  It is 7 miles down a side road (dirt) from Route 95, north of Yuma.  Dispersed camping is permitted off the road.... more

Yuma AZ

Tue 14-Feb-2017 Arizona, Travel | 0 comments

We drove the 2.5 hours to Yuma to do some chores — grocery shopping, laundry, and fuel.  The only highlight of the drive was a look at the old Ajo copper mine... more