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... motel. Alturas is just a fairly quiet small town--not a destination in itself-- but it's a convenient stopover town before beginning the 2-day slog back to Tucson.
The last couple of days of traveling home, through Nevada and then AZ, were not enjoyable, but not expected to be, and everything went OK. Just a long slog home. I would not recommend driving to AZ from OR via the Nevada Hwy 95 route on west side of NV... it's hundreds of miles ...
... turning of two small keys could have caused...!
One day we went to Sabino Canyon and took the bus-tram to the mid-way point for a picnic, then carried on up to the top of the canyon, where we hiked along the ridge for a few miles...what beautiful views of the mountains and Tucson valley below! And our last excursion was to Old Tucson, the rather 'tourist-trap looking' place that is actually a gem for a ...
... and regular services were held at the Mission once again. Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet opened a school at the Mission in 1872. Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity now teach at the school and reside in the convent.
The Franciscans returned to the Mission in 1913.
1692 Father Kino visits the village of Wa:k
1700 Father Kino begins foundations on a church never built
... I'm in dire need of a hair cut. We have tickets for a concert Friday night at the Desert Museum. This botanical garden is ranked number 5 in the US. We haven't spent any time here so there is lots to explore. Today we visited Old Town. The most interesting spot was a re-creation of the Presidio San Agustin an old Spanish fort housing the Spanish Army in the fight against the Apaches. The 11 acre fort was completed ...
... Desert, one for our favorite places. The Tucson Desert Museum is not far from here. Our friend Pete took us there last year. He's a member, so had some passes for entry. We're staying here two nights, at least. High winds are forecast for tomorrow with the front coming in, so I'd just as soon be planted in one spot, so to speak, to see what happens.
As usual, the sunset was outstanding. The pictures should show ...
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