Four Points By Sheraton Tucson Airport
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We took in the Tombstone Boothill on our way out of town.
There are several well known characters buried there. Marshal Fred White is there, Billy Claiborne is there, but most famously, Billy Clanton, Frank Mc Laury and his brother Tom are also buried there. "Murdered on the streets of Tombstone" claims their shared Tombstone. For the uninitiated, these three were the losing half of the famous "Gunfight at the OK Corral". Even after more than ...
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Jim and Kathy
... attached photos may give you an idea of the scale we were looking at! Plus on the drive back into Tucson, I got my first taste of American wildlife with a cool pair of Coyotes loping across the road in font of us.
Next day we took a drive north to a place called Biosphere 2, which is now run by the University of Arizona. Completed in 1991 it is a 3 acre structure, costing around US$150 million to build. Designed to operate as a 'closed' system (ie ...
... tube nest. They abandon the nest after one season and other birds take over. That's the lesson for today!! If you are in Tucson this is a must see. They also have wildflower and bird viewing tours. My bird identification skills are in its infancy but its fun finding a life bird. There's a northern mockingbird that hangs out in a tree beside our coach, lots of house wrens and lesser goldfinches too. I need new ...
... most people but only a few would realise it. I realise how lucky I am and I'm trying to fully appreciate each day. It's a bit of balancing act - the nature of the trip means we have to cover the miles, but also want to avoid rushing and missing stuff. Had a deep and meaningful conversation with JB over a beer yesterday and drew some other conclusions too - he misses his wife Cristina, and I miss my dog Maggie ! Eventually got to the Grand Canyon - managed to get in almost free ...
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