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 ...
... or pressure... so the building is built with 2 lungs... if you think of a tire and wheel... draw a cut line through the tread.... the wheel is a 16 ton piece of aluminum, and the side of the tire is 4 tons of fabric and its about 150 ft across... lying on its side connected to the main Biosphere with a 8' diameter tunnel that's 250 ft long.... ...
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 ...
... place to take a time out especially in Tony's Motel in Whitewood, just outside Sturgis)
An incisional hernia and surgery for me (also in the Black Hills although not at the same time - nothing like recuperating after surgery in a tent but then again it was Pactola Lake and absolutely breath taking view.....so again it could have been worse)
A dozen other things that ...
Father's Day and Daryl ended up cooking breakfast again. With help from Corey, pancakes, sausage, bacon, fruit, hashbrowns and french toast were enjoyed by everyone. We really don't know how to rough it. =]
Packing up went quickly and we were able to get a group photo of those of us who were left after the second night. Can't wait until next time!