The Golf Villas at Oro Valley
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... and his mates.
The rumour is that a few of our number were stopped, but I have not heard any details.
The drive thorugh the outskirts of Tucson seemed to go on far ages and was pretty samey. Loads of shops, garages, malls, single storey houses all rather close to each other, built on a grid system. As is usual here, the billboards are massive, advertising all sorts of things I wouldn't want.
Arriving early at the hotel for once was a nice change ...
... like this and that actually 8 people were crazy enough to live in here sealed from the outside for 2 years. I can say: something like this you can see only in the United States.
What I still don’t get is – maybe it’s because I’m not a scientist:
- If you want to study the rainforest – why make an artificial rainforest for 150 Mill US $ - which costs 105 Mill US $ a year to maintain to study it – if it ...
... Sands National Monument (where they tested the A-bomb) - CLOSED
Museum of Space History - CLOSED
White Sands Missile Site - CLOSED
Sunspot Solar Observatory - CLOSED
International Space Museum - CLOSED
Fort Bowie National Historic Site - CLOSED
etc, you get the picture. FRUSTRATING. DESPICABLE. DISCOURAGING. DISGUSTING, DEPLORABLE, I wish ...
... Maynard kept turning up all around Tucson. He has a market that's across the street from the Hotel Congress (Maynard's), three other wineries, a documentary about the fact that he has wineries and the street that has a sweet rattle snake bridge is named Toole Ave. Nicole tells me that Toole ave is unrelated, however there's not been any evidence to the contrary.
Oh that sweet rattle snake bridge? It's sweet. See pictures.
... s Pass road and we were back here. A nice day, albeit windy what with a front moving through. It's supposed to be rainy for the next couple of days, but we're moving, so perhaps we can trick the hydro-gods and not get caught. Fat chance! It has clouded over and the wind continues now at eventide. It's tempering a bit and still no rain, so "Que sera, sera."
Thanks for stopping by. More from Catalina State Park, north of Tucson...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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