SmokeTree Resort & Bungalows
Travel Blogs from Scottsdale
... Scottsdale stopping off to see the
Sedona Catholic Church, amazingly built on a rocky outcrop with the most
fantastic view. Called the Chapel of the Holy Cross it was certainly worth a
visit. We continued our route under quite dark skies, with the temperature
steadily rising. Up to 110. Suddenly the wind increased significantly and we
found ourselves in a full white out dust
storm, couldn’t see much of the road, ...
... harder running in a desert climate! Whew...felt much longer! After a hearty breakfast we headed to downtown Mesa. Since arriving we thought we were far out and today confirmed that!! Yup..we really are at the end of town and the beginning of the desert! Got some new hiking shoes and we're eagerly looking forward to our first ...
... pies Robin...!!.. The trail now opened out into the hidden valley , a flat dry river bed surrounded by huge boulders each side with only one way in and one way out..it was amazing and continued to have a few challenges along the way . .. an outcrop of rocks with a 20 foot drop , we slide down on our bottoms, and a few low tunnels we had to duck under..one of the most interesting walks we had been on..
In just 17 days my best friend and I will be embarking on our first journey over the pond to the home of our ancestors. WE ARE SO EXCITED!
I feel pretty anxious right now, to be honest. I don't have much left to do, though. I have to pack, of course, and do laundry before that, but none of that can be done until a few days before I leave. The whole packing thing is another bucket of fish all together. Am I going to bring the right stuff? Will I forget anything? Do ...
... Tempe (6 miles) to Monti’s la Casa Viejo for a great dinner- Phil had the best sea bass ever there! It was really a good dinner in a very historic place. Back home to a laid back evening.
Feb 15th-Up early so I could get my bone density test. Then to the bank because Phil had left his credit card in the ATM machine and it ate it Sunday night! It will be a week before he can get a new one mailed to him, but in the meanwhile he can still get cash ...
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