Wild Horse Ranch
Travel Blogs from Tucson
... replace all the candles and light them again for the night… If you can imagine 10 blocks of homes with 200 of these out on each lot you can imagine the serenity before Christmas… For discussion on luminarias and farolitos see farolitos vs. luminarias vs. luminaries - View from the Innside
... I cruised along the highway in the pitch black dark.
Oh, another thing did matter. My check engine light. That light had been turning on since January, but I was told not to worry about it until I returned the car to my other final destination in Moses Lake, WA. It's hard not to worry about a silly little light like that, especially when you want to traverse the entire southwest in 2 days in order to see your dearest college friends and make a flight to Japan ...
... I do mean full. Well, you just step out and keep walking, slowly. Don't stop! Somehow they all miss you. Someone else said "close your eyes". Not the best idea because the few cars and trucks are not so mobile.
Off to breakfast after this early AM introduction to Hanoi.
After breakfast we met our tour guide, Larry Abbott, in the lobby and took an impromptu walking tour of the old city. there is a lot of pollution due to the many ...
... br> e) Saguaro National Park (east and west) , near Tucson Arizona
Beatiful desert just on the Tucson city limits !
The road is lined with scenic overlooks, and is an area where locals and tourists come to watch the sunset.
f) We also drove up Mount Lemmon one of the "sky islands" near Tucson.
There is sking there in winter (less than 100 km from the Mexican border) !
g) Mission San Xavier del Bac near Tucson Arizona
... br> Still hadn't seen another soul since lunch the previous day. As I ascended to the top of Tanque Verde peak (7049') I was rewarded with 360 degree views of gorgeous Arizona. I could see many other peaks in the other local ranges and also had another stellar view of the Tucson area. I could make out a lot of landmarks through my binoculars, looking at places I had been, peaks I had climbed, areas I'd mountain biked. It was a really important ...