TownePlace Suites Tucson
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Fortunately, our watering hole made up for her unpleasantness. The undulating, striped gneiss bedrock in the stream had a ledge with a small waterfall. The pictures will tell most of the story. The smell-around version, though, was musky. We think a skunk must live under the ledge adjacent to the fall. It was fun to watch the small children wade and slide around. The sand in the pool below the waterfall was a bit rough to walk in, especially on tender, winter-soft ...
... and walk around to see the morning activities of the animals as they are being fed. The Mountain Lion, bear, wolf, fox, coyotes, bobcats and ocelot were the ones usually out. Sometimes I would head to the hummingbird aviary where I would often be the only one there. One time I was able to photograph a female hummingbird feeding its young.
Around 0930 I wander over to the ...
I got probably the best and proper sleep I'd had since leaving Australia. I was in bed by 2300 and up at 0800. I dragged myself out of bed and made my way to the complementary breakfast. I'd missed it previous mornings. Not very wholesome but satisfying. I pack my car, I'm in no particular hurry. I've only got an hour and a bit drive into Tuscan so I take my time. I hit the open road around 1100 and begin my trek back from where I'd come only a few days earlier. I was going ...
... bombers, carriers and recon planes. the highlight of the whole day for me was the SR71 Blackbird. This plane was designed in the 1950's and saw active service right in to the 90's the yanks used it to spy on the rest of the world. It could fly at Mach 3.3 and had an operational ceiling of 85,000 feet. It could fly from New York to London in a little over an hour whereas Concorde took a sluggish three hours. Stunning to look at: sleek, black ...
... There were also differences in the other plants and types of desert foliage. I believe one of the most prolific types was the Joshua Tree.
We passed through Phoenix and were thankful for our new Garmin GPS, which not only gave us route information but also gave lane directions for upcoming turns. Our old Garmin did not have this feature.