Doubletree by Hilton Tucson - Reid Park
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... and his mates.
The rumour is that a few of our number were stopped, but I have not heard any details.
The drive thorugh the outskirts of Tucson seemed to go on far ages and was pretty samey. Loads of shops, garages, malls, single storey houses all rather close to each other, built on a grid system. As is usual here, the billboards are massive, advertising all sorts of things I wouldn't want.
Arriving early at the hotel for once was a nice change ...
... like this and that actually 8 people were crazy enough to live in here sealed from the outside for 2 years. I can say: something like this you can see only in the United States.
What I still don’t get is – maybe it’s because I’m not a scientist:
- If you want to study the rainforest – why make an artificial rainforest for 150 Mill US $ - which costs 105 Mill US $ a year to maintain to study it – if it ...
... Sands National Monument (where they tested the A-bomb) - CLOSED
Museum of Space History - CLOSED
White Sands Missile Site - CLOSED
Sunspot Solar Observatory - CLOSED
International Space Museum - CLOSED
Fort Bowie National Historic Site - CLOSED
etc, you get the picture. FRUSTRATING. DESPICABLE. DISCOURAGING. DISGUSTING, DEPLORABLE, I wish ...
First I should appologies to everyone
that thought I blew the garage apart in my last entry. Sorry that was
a joke that may have gone too far.
Cathie and I blasted off..., oops did
it again, we launched the Adventure Probe / Mexico rover vehicle,
Dec. 28th at 18:55. It was all going pretty smooth until
we attempted to refuel. We were between Lethbridge and the US Space
... and Rich there next February for a week's stay. We'll take a couple of months to drive and they'll fly and meet us. Sounds like a plan to me..
Thanks for sharing a bit of our time with us. I hope the pictures do justice to our experience. Oh, the jackrabbit showed up just outside of our campsite. Tall and lean is the word for him. He looks to be shedding his winter coat and really doesn't look to healthy to me.
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