Travel Blogs from Sedona
Again I should have taken a picture of the sign where swimmers were urged to wear tight rubber pants or waterproof incontinence pads if they had a problem. This was at the hotel pool which was very strongly chlorinated so all accidents should have not been too much of a problem. Since we failed to find anywhere to swim I really had no option.
Today was another of those long boring drives that we had to take to get to somewhere else that is spectacular. I have to admit that I am pleased to be getting out of the west coast area with all the tourists and towns and back into the interior with its lovely colours and spectacular scenery. Of course on the day we left the weather started to …
The clouds had parted a bit this morning and though it was cold, the wind wasn't too bad and it seemed the best time to do the Boynton hike. Not without incidence, of course—Nqobile called up a shaman at 7:30 AM and woke him up. He told her to call back an hour later to schedule a two to three hour drumming spirit tour/hiking into the …
We arrived at the Montezuma Castle monument, which is a national park that centers around the ruins of the Sinaqua people. The ruins are significant because they are built into a natural cave and ledge of a cliff. Here, a farming group of Native Americans carved out a multi-family settlement high up above the ground. The settlement was constructed …
... to 6,000 ft with 2 miles of extreme switchbacks (and snow in the ditches!) :oP. Along the way is Slide Rock State Park, named after the famous Slide Rock, an 80-ft slippery shoot worn into the sandstone. Adventuresome folks slide down the slick natural water chute when it's warmer than 47 degrees F (8 C). Brrr.
Our time here so far has been wonderful. We have 3 days left, so I will likely report once more from here before we head out.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking