La Quinta Inn Tucson East
Travel Blogs from Tucson
... for 99 cents!), and I have my new flagpole and 'Five O'Clock Somewhere' windsock (a gift from Marian and Jim!) flying in the breeze overhead, marking our way home!
We love Tucson, there is so much to see and do here...we bought an 'attractions' book that has lots of 2-1 admissions in it, so we managed to get in lots of sightseeing and tours. We started with a visit to the Sonoran Desert Museum, ...
... off from the outside world with no inputs or outputs), Biosphere 2 is modelled off Earth (Biosphere 1) to study how five different ecosystems - rainforest, desert, savannah (grasslands), mangroves and ocean - interact and to consider how these systems might work for space colonisation..... Cool, right?
In 1991, eight "bionauts" lived inside for nearly two years, living and working within the structures. They lost on average 16% of their body weight, but ...
... toured the grounds some after eating and got some good shots of the many flowering cacti. I'll edit the shots and post them tomorrow in Glendale.
Why are we going to Glendale, you may ask. Well the Ford Dealer her in Tucson was too busy, just like the one in Las Cruces. Thus the AC wasn't really fixed. We have an appointment with Sanderson Ford. Interestingly, they have facilities there where we ...
... the end of one eruption so we had to while away 90mins for the next one ! Bang on time the next one came along soon enough. The 145 mile loop took the rest of the day - via Mammoth Hot springs and Mt Washburn and back past the East entrance again to the lake. And at last I have achieved - drum roll - 24hrs of camping without it raining !! Highlight of the park for me was seeing herds of Bison - incredible.
From Yellowstone (wish I'd paid more attention to the BBC ...
... sleeve 4 pants 1 pj bottom 7 pairs underwear (gasp!) 4 pair socks 1 thin sweater 1 bathing suit 1 belt 1 sandal 1 pair tennis shoe 1 towel **** ton of meds The allotted amount of toiletries for a carry on Camera iTouch Chargers Headlamp and other misc items. All of this is in a carry on size backpack and purse. Yep thats it. Take that savvy travelers! Alrighty, now that you are loaded with completely unnecessary information I will leave you. Until next ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed