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Breakfast in Texas, lunch in New Mexico and supper in Arizona Stopped in to tombstone, neat place, a little off season so not all open yet. Had fun at Big Nose Kate's Saloon. This morning we found out we were on the edge of hurricane Manuel, flash flood warnings for west Texas, we dodged major rain till noon, then we were good. One small shower, then cleared up and rode into the sunset into ...
Warning: lots of cute doggie pictures!!
We got to Daddy and Linda's mid-afternoon. I was looking forward to emptying the car and taking showers. We were warmly greeted and the trip was off to a great start.
Every day was a good day. No matter what we did it was just good and everyone was content. A highlight for me was showing Linda the Wii and watching her play baseball. I hope Daddy gets up and plays too! We also showed them Netflix and how to use a new ...
Sun, Apr 21, 2013
Departure: Pomona, CA
Arrival: 6:20 PM, Picacho/Tucson, AZ
Miles: 375 miles Travel
Time: 9.45 hrs.
Too pooped to write. Nothing happened today, anyway.
Well, one thing: we entered Arizona today. I get to drive faster.
... so much of the journey of the Colorado from mountains to the Grand Canyon. A bit of trivia for you - so much of the Colorado river is diverted for irrigation etc that only in years of very heavy rainfall does it actually empty into the sea as it would have done for millions of years in the Gulf between Baja California and the Mexican mainland. In the afternoon we had a look at the Glen Canyon Dam and chatted to a family from Antwerp. They told us our trip would be a ...
... the Commissary building and ruins of the hospital remain. The one intact Officers Quarters on the Adkins Steel parcel representing the most complete original structure from the 1870s Fort Lowell.
Although there isn't a lot left here to view, what is left is full of history and quite interesting. Even some pictures of officers that came from Canada where on the history walls here. How COOL is that!!!