Category Archives: Arizona

Wilcox, Pie, and Sandhill Cranes

We left Tucson behind us today, beginning our trek east. After stopping in Benson one last time to visit with Bernie’s cousin, Cheri and Phil, we continued down Interstate 10. We are not looking forward to the next few days … Continue reading

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Madera Canyon

When it gets up over 80 we just cannot stay inside the RV without the air-conditioner running. But since we’re not hooked up to electricity that’s hard to do. We decided to drive down to Madera Canyon, south of where … Continue reading

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Saguaro National Park

Saguaro East–Rincon Mountain District Last month we visited Saguaro West–Tucson Mountain District and today we visited Saguaro East–Rincon Mountain District. Both are districts of the Saguaro National Park. One being on the west side of Tucson and the other on … Continue reading

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Back to Tucson With the Sniffles

We are hearing that with the rains the desert has had this year this should be a good spring for desert bloom compared to more recent years. We are hoping we get to see some of it before we head … Continue reading

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Patagonia and Tubac

It’s good to be home. After a day of recuperation and resting from our adventure of the last few weeks we were ready to explore a little more locally. Patagonia Lake State Park is an oasis in the rolling hills … Continue reading

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The Train! The Train!

The train arrived right on time this morning at the Benson stop, at exactly 8:15 as scheduled. There were about a dozen passengers boarding with us but nobody got off the train at this stop. We are in Superliner #32091 which … Continue reading

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Amtrak Adventure!

America’s Railroad. On Saturday we will be “riding the rails” from Benson, Arizona, to Boston, Massachusetts. It will be  3,135  miles, and should take four days on two separate trains:  the Texas Eagle from Benson to Chicago, and Lake Shore … Continue reading

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