Travel Blogs from Mount Lemmon
... Then we passed through
Boulder city and on to route 95, we crossed Lake Mead but couldn't
see the Hoover Dam. We then continued and stopped at 9.15am at a
sweet little service station with lots of route 66 stuff for sale. We
then carried on to route 66, that we kept on coming on and off. We
stopped for lunch at 11.15am at the historic Grand Canyon railway, at
Williams, Arizona on route 66. the place for lunch was lovely, we had
a buffet and sat ...
... with a fridge and microwave. The only problem I had were the amount of black flies we encountered on the second day. I was like, Mr. Lizard, I am going to take a picture of you whether you like it or not. Now, stay still for me. As soon as you stop moving them flies just swarm your legs, they tickled me a lot, so I try to dance to get them off me . . . The lizard is gone by then hehe.
... of white sand dunes. This is south of the missile testing range where they tested the first atom bomb and still use it as a test facility today. Really was something! The whitest sand you can imagine for as far as you can see. We spent the rest of the day pretty much in the car but we always knew that this was going to be the longest leg of the trip. Arrived in Tucson just as the sun was setting. ...
After an early morning hike in Sabino Canyon (to beat the heat) we drove around to Catalina Highway which leads to Mt Lemmon. This turned out to be a pleasant drive on a good road with stunning views. It's 25 miles long and rises from 2500 to 8500 feet ...
... flatscreen in my head - (you know the one, also called "the third eye" by many of the ancients).
The end came, signalled by my changing consiousness; a calm 'fading out', with another image slowly 'fading in', making me increasingly aware of the things present before me (in binocular scope).
I felt like I had been permitted to see one scene of a movie before ...