BEST WESTERN Quail Hollow Inn
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... learned over the years is Texas is HUGE! It is about 15K square miles larger than Alberta. Whereas Alberta is about 800 km wide at its thickest Texas is more than double that. The routes that I had chosen both coming and going took me diagonally through the state so I had spent many days here.
The next phase of my trip was to visit The Titan Missile Museum in southern Arizona south of Tucson. I had been there once before, in 2010 I believe, but inexplicably I neglected ...
... Some of the villagers who were dressed up came in to have dinner so this just added to the atmosphere. The food was good and the service pleasant. However, it is time to head back for the evening.
Time for a shower and some down time.
Today we go check out the park. There are many trails here, so off we go with my camera in hand. We head down to the Discovery Center. There is a class trip with about 20 children but I think they ...
... State Park were finalized in 1988 & the Park opened to the public in 1999.
It took so long to develop because they created 1,100ft of tunnels for visitor access. A very complicated job when you have to protect all the formations!! They also put in miles of concrete pathways - all by bucket & barrow brigade!!
We watched a really interesting 15 minute film on how the cavers found & explored the caverns before they ...
... saw “tomb stones”
dating as far back as 1871 but most of them were 1882. Boy a lot of
people died that year from hangings, suicides, gun fights and Indians. We
walked down the streets of Tombstone and saw the Earp Brothers and Doc Holiday
in front of the OK Corral waiting for their gun fight, stagecoaches picking up
passengers and the BirdCage, which is the theater museum. The stage still had
the original curtains and ...
... 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.