Arizona Royal Villa Resort
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Today as our plane approached the Phoenix airport, I enjoyed seeing the mountains framing the area. I'm looking forward to exploring those mountains and what is beyond them.
After picking up our car, we headed straight to the Heard Museum which is a great place to learn about the Indians of the Southwest, rooms filled with art, pottery, jewelry, kachinas and textiles. A very knowledgeable guide pointed out many interesting facts about the different tribes. The exhibit ...
... so set up there for lunch overlooking the streets below. Very good food, my pear and gorgonzola salad was delicious, and it is always nice to people watch. It was still very hot though and by the end of the meal we really needed to get out of the sun.
As we walked a bit we passed a Froyo place and I indulged. Frozen Yogurt is so much better than ice cream in the heat if you ask me, very refreshing! Then we noticed ticket touts and found out that up ahead in the park was ...
... multi-use events facility which hosts events such as the International Arabian Horse Show, Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, Parada del Sol Rodeo and Arizona Bike Week. This is the 59th year for the Arabian show which has grown from 50 horses to nearly 2000 horses bringing top owners, trainers and breeders from around the world competing for a chance at winning. A win at Scottsdale can mean big money in the breeding barns. The four of us ...
We got to Phoenix and found our way to a friends place in on the north-east side of the city. I had met Denis during the MIA Hunters' trip to New Guinea and he and his wife, Barbara, kindly put us up for the few days we were in Phoenix looking for a truck to buy.
Denis &Barbara kindly bought us tickets to a rock concert - Sammy Hagar who is very well known in the ...
... x" amount of time and pays for the privilege. This year, starting a week or so ago, she can open up the line twice a week for about an hour each time. Last year, that happened in the middle of the night as I recall; this year, it's late afternoon. I'm thinking she prefers the latter.
The three of us did a lot of visiting and some running around. It was nice to be able to just let life flow with and around us. Thanks ...