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... about long distance backpacking and what we did not know about urban backpacking. I don't know if I coined the expression "urban backpacking" but I've yet to see it written anywhere else or heard anyone else use it. I like it so I use it.
The Camino is an urban backpacking trip as opposed to backcountry. By that I mean our packs carry a different and much lighter load, our food and shelter sources are pre-existing, and there is no bushwhacking or ...
... reach one of the prime photo op locations along the trail, at a rock clearing which is also very popular among mountain bicyclists. In addition to the obligatory pics, I found that even with afternoon daylight time growing short I couldn’t resist simply lingering in the area for a while and taking in the atmosphere.
My next well-advised stop (after first finding myself trapped in downtown Sedona gridlock for a ...
... outside (meanwhile Ronnie is scouring downtown signs for anything with "El" or "Las" in the name).
But Asian cuisine was the choice on this night, and Holly settled in with an array of black seaweed, noodles on ice, and eel with rice (Yummy!, adds Holly). Ronnie played it safe with teriyaki salmon (Muy Bueno! adds Ronnie). After dinner, we strolled around the streets with art galleries (an ...
On January 14th we went to an event organized by California Center for Sustainable Energy. It was a John Muir Chautauqua. I had no idea what a Chautauqua was (still don’t know how to pronounce it) but basically it is someone getting in a role of a famous person. When Doug Hulmes, professor from Prescott College in Arizona, came on stage and started portraying John Muir, telling stories about the childhood adventures, hardships and love for nature I felt like I ...
... it has been revived as a tourist town and now numbers 500. But amazingly the buildings are mostly original and to see the wooden houses, saloons and brothels, looking like they did in the 1900’s is amazing.
We got a room in the old Haunted Hospital, they call it the Asylum, The Jerome Grand Hotel, which was a fantastic old building full of period furniture and items. We ate in the Haunted Hamburger and were told, you do not bring your hammer to ...
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