Canyon Ranch in Tucson
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The Canyon Ranch spa was a fabulous place. The Life Enhancement Center was for a specialized program that Larry and I signed up to take.
... very nice lady in one of the shops shouted us a ride on the traildust railway because she liked our accent. This must be the one and only time that it has worked in my favour.
We got our table and the steak was as good as I remember.
After our feed, Sam went panning for gold, filling her little glass vial to the brim with "gold". It was all good fun.
By the time we got back to the hotel, we were knackered but it had been a good day
Wild, Wild West...coyotes yipping at the moon and glorious sunsets framing the saguaro cactus. We are sitting in the desert at one of our favourite campgrounds, Gilbert Ray, near Tucson, here for a five day stay. We've met up with the Kan-Aka-Bakes again and we've already done a grocery run to Food City, the best store on earth for Hispanic foodstuffs and cheap vegetables, (sale this week was 10 Hass avocados for $1, 3 ...
... lungs", to avoid blowing out the windows every time to air pressure changed within.
The place was pretty incredible and now run by the University of Arizona, offers scientists the chance to predict how climate change might affect the world we live in. Ironically, the cost of building the facility to run on solar energy was prohibitive during the 90's so the massive energy consumption is from the local electricity grid....
[4,900 miles on the road]
... be for a load. We measured distances for parking, going into curves, and tail swing. Too many other things to mention and you probably aren't interested anyway!! In the afternoon the instructor took us out in one of their coaches to put into action what we had learned. We drove a 41ft Class A diesel. The driving course was in the RV park not on a highway thank god. We each had a chance to drive, making right and left hand turns and on curves. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCanyon Ranch in Tucson
We stayed in the Life Enhancement Center. The program was great as was the food and the spa treatments
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.