Lodge at Ventana Canyon
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- Microwave in room
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... and touring the nearby aircraft boneyard where they store and recycle all the US military aircraft - there's just so many planes there, it's really cool to see up close. We rounded off the day by hitting a Mexican restaurant as featured in Man vs Food - awesome Sonoran hotdogs!
And of course, we couldn't leave Arizona without visiting Tombstone for the obligatory cowboy photos - a lot of fun, especially the shootout re-enactment.
... which was great!
We travelled here on our own, as the Anakas and Sorensons spent an extra night at Gila Bend to break the trip up. Our campsite, #53A, was perfect, backed up against the aforementioned desert landscape. We biked over 12 km around the campground, and took the opportunity of ...
... for their sports programs and you could tell. Their gym facilities are top notch and every team had a different field or gym built for them. Everyone was wearing their U of A sweaters or colors and it seemed like a classic USA college scene. After walking through the campus we walked to 4th avenue, which is their main strip with all the cool shops, bars and restaurants. We stopped at one bar to get a drink but Chris was carded and they only ...
... wigwam? No.
There is a massive Safeway opposite though, so I suggested we go there and get coffee and stuff for breakfast, which we did.
Would I have missed 'sleeping' in the wigwam? Or indeed the whole wigwam experience?
Was HH right? He certainly was. It had been a truly memorable night and most fitting for a birthday. If I ever write a book on suggestions of how to have a memorable and exciting birthday, ...
Jan 29 – Feb 3
Catalina State Park
Before we arrive here – on the way south we pass the Arizona State Prison and Arizona Detention Center – even before we read the signs, it was easy to see what we were looking at. And slowly the desert changes.
One thing we discovered so far is that 80 % of all RVs are an A-Class Motorhome… you wonder why –maybe the American way is the ...