Tonto Basin Inn
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Wishing all a joy-filled and blessed holiday season.
I am here in the now dry desert east of enjoying a bit of relaxation, rest, nine reflection and also some time with some close family members.
Sraddha is spending this week back at beautiful Ananda Village, our home for 15 years prior to our travels. She is having a great time.
0400 leave Tonto National Forest
0515 arrive at superstition wilderness
0530-1600 explore on foot the superstition wilderness
Superstition wilderness is a vast area with cacti life. it has many marks of the tribes that used to live there. to get food i hunted a bobcat and cooked it over a campfire to eat food in an interesting way
1700 sleep over ...
... br> On Thanksgiving Day, we all went to Fort McDowell Casino for food, fun and games. Dinner was an extravagant buffet with everything God ever gave man to dine on. Not only was everything delicious, it was hot and plentiful. We said grace, (Eniee, meany, miney, mo. Amen) and tried not to stuff ourselves too much!
After we ate, the girls hit the slot machine, Mike ended up at a three card poker table and I wandered around people watching. Observation: #1 ...
... jewelry, and fabrics. Lunched at the Horney Toad known for their fried chicken. Last night they hosted dinner at their site next to us. Steaks and a bonfire, that's camping! It was HOT during the day but the evening was cool enough for a sweater. Love that about the desert. They did the Ranger Toni tour of the desert plants. Hopefully I can identify them next year without a refresher ...
The Apache Trail starts at Apache Junction and is paved 5 miles past Tortilla Flat on highway 88. It was originally used to haul supplies during the construction of Roosevelt Dam in 1904. The first stop is Superstition Mountain. Legend has it the Pima Indians retreated from a great flood into these mountains. Some were resentful of the flood taking their possessions and when they turned to look at the ...