Arizona

Mary on May 4th, 2011

Yes, that’s right.  This town claims the title “too tough to die”.  Tombstone, Arizona.  It rose as a boom town during the heyday of mining in the United States.  In the 1870s and 1880s…Tombstone came to fame as silver was discovered, and later as the site of the infamous 30-second gunfight at the OK Corral. […]

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We all know about the canyon itself, and the mighty Colorado River that formed it.  We’ve seen the common pictures, like these: But there is so much more to see, do, and explore. I didn’t get any pics of the estimated 1000 caves, but here are a few shots from the south rim. You can […]

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Mary on June 29th, 2010

We’re taking a road trip in Northern Arizona!  Starting in Flagstaff, heading north to the Grand Canyon, then east through the Navajo nation. On the way back to Flagstaff, we have the opportunity to visit the pueblos at Wupatki National Monument, and a big crater at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument.  Monument Valley and Canyon […]

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Mary on March 26th, 2010

Road-tripping Arizona is a treat for the curious traveler. There are the Catholic missions (active and abandoned), caverns (wet and dry), cities, desert, canyons, amazing geology, and the influences of many cultures. Arriving in late May, we were treated with blossoms on many of the desert plants during our 9 day trek across the state. […]

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