BEST WESTERN Quail Hollow Inn
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... seen this before!
They insulate the water line really well
with an electrical strip heater!
Driving from NM to Arizona it's very flat & looks like an old lake bed. I thought we'd have some steep mountains to climb but it's so gradual you don't notice the elevation gain. At about mile 50 in NM heading west into Arizona we pass the Continental Divide sign, Elevation 4,595ft.
The views of the ...
... It took
him a week to recover so we decided to stay another week here….so glad we did.
We have been to Queen Copper Mine in Bisbee (2/13/14). It is
a lateral mine and we went 1700 feet into the mine and learned a lot from our
guide who has been mining for over 21 years. It was dark and chilly. They
suited us up with a raincoat, hardhat and miners head lamp and off we went.
Karchner Caverns was our next destination ...
... milling about before our tour, taking notice of the signs all around the property that said "Watch for rattlesnakes". Good advice. One must be reminded that we are in the desert...and that's where rattlesnakes live.
We go in and register for the tour. I had reserved space for us on a special tour, only given once a week. The tour is led by a former "missileer", who staffed a silo just like the one we are to tour. Our tour ...
... us were taken using the self-timer setting on my camera, and a Gorillapod (best $20 I've spent). The first one, taken from far away in order to get in most of the cactus, thankfully doesn't show me huffing and puffing - only had 10 seconds to press the camera, and run like a fool. Good thing no one was near.
... served us as the night before. After breakfast we set course to the town Phoenix where we had planned to visit a Ghost-town, two lakes and a national park with big cactuses. When we arrived in Phoenix (which is a huge city!) we soon found our selves on a highway with five lanes and other roads crossing above wvery now and then. We made a stop at a huge Wallmart. They really have everything from clothes, food and office supplys to car tires, electronics and bagged ice. lol.. After ...