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... Chris is soaked to the bone and my teeth are chattering uncontrollably as I try to get free of soaking underclothes and get into the sleeping bag! "Those who forget history, are doomed to repeat it." Yes, we knew it could happen, but when we moved our camp to the darker side of the church the grass looked so marginalized that we 'assumed' that it surely never gets watered. Probably true every night, but Thursday. This was only the culmination of a wild ...
... out to you if you let it.
The cactus forests, different plants you don't see in the mountains of Montana.
Sunsets that bring sighs . Hummingbirds that never stop amazing me.
Stopped in Roosevelt to visit some great friends.
Will spend the night then off to Payson.
Today Fay took us on a a trip to Tonto National Monument. We got the last 3 slots for the ranger tour. Its a 2 hour drive from Phoenix but it is really worth it. The ranger explained a lot about the plants and the history of that place Just look at the pictures we took.
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Heute sind wir mit Fay (unserer Gastgeberin in Phonix) ...
... the story of mining's leavings is a sad one. Montana knows well what happens when open pit mining companies rape the land, export the cash and turn their backs on the toxic mess they leave behind.
Arizona laid off 3,000 mine workers in the last two years, then re-hired about a fourth of them this year as copper prices climbed again.
It's a rough life being a miner.
Oh wow, don't get me started. Shawn's gonna cream me.
Today we decided to venture further afield. The Apache Trail, a famous historic drive east of Phoenix, is a favorite from a previous trip. The first visit was an unplanned 'discovery' and as a result, the last portion was travelled in the dark. We started at the Roosevelt Dam and ended in Phoenix. This time we decided to allow a full day and to travel the distance from Phoenix to the dam, a distance of 32 ...