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We wanted more time with family and friends in Tucson. One more round of thinning out stuff we don't need, picking up a few things we do, and getting Bertha ready to head east. It's been great to have time with the family and long talks. Oh and Julie learned how to shoot a rifle and a hand gun including a bit of self defense lessons too. Colin said it' a bit like his EMT. Good skills to have but you hope you never have to use them.
... instead. The bus gets to Albuquerque at 10:30am. Then I would loiter around Albuquerque for a bit (as one does) and catch a later bus to Oklahoma City, one which gets in at a decent hour. So that's what I booked and that's where I sat for 5 hours watching people and trying not to make eye contact with obvious fruit cakes. Seems to be a a lot of bitter and twisted war veterans around too. And young people seeking shelter. The interesting thing that was told ...
I will end the blog in Tucson. The trailer is unpacked and we're settling in to Donna and Bob's house for the winter. We're definitely going to enjoy the weather here and getting outside without putting on long underwear, coats, and hats. I won't miss driving on ice and snow. Our plan right now is to stay until the end of March. The jury is still out as to whether or not we want to move out of Alaska. Maybe we will just be Snowbirds. Total miles driven since we left Anchorage: ...
... thirst overlooking the river 2000ft below them but unable to reach it. The alternative, less macabre, and my favourite alternative is that Mormon settlers on seeing the twists of the Colorado thought one section looked like a horse lying on it's side. As long as it didn't look as though it was dead I'm happy with that. Onwards southbound again bumped into a German (who else?) riding a HP2 (a sportier version of our bikes) also going from Alaska to Argentina - taking 7 months ...
... been toast.
As the sun set on my adventure I paused to take photos of mighty Saguaros casting long shadows in the desert. The sunset was very serene and seemed like a fitting end to my adventure in the Rincon wilderness. I was 5 minutes late to the trail head but Ernie hadn't yet arrived so I took off my pack, emptied the rocks out of my boots, leaned back on the bench and smiled an easy, contented smile as I waited for my ride back to civilization.
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed