Category Archives: US – Arizona

Try a foreign destination: take a U.S. Road Trip

Our “places-we’d-most-like-to-visit” list starts and ends with foreign destinations, but somehow a few National Parks in the U.S. managed to sneak in there. Our version of a road trip was just a little different. The plan did not call for … Continue reading

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The little-known Canyon de Chelly

Raise your hand if you know Canyon de Chelly. Almost no one we know has any idea what it is or where it is, but we think it’s a worthy travel destination to consider. Canyon de Chelly (d’Shay) is a … Continue reading

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Time in Tucson

We never feel guilty about all the wonderful things we know we missed at a travel destination. There is no way to do it all. Better to have a leisurely pace and enjoy what you can do. It’s enough. Family … Continue reading

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Endangered and in danger

If we were to rate museums – one of our all-time favorites is the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Our first visit – four years ago – was memorable, but we ran out of time to see everything. This time we were … Continue reading

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Exploring a small mountain chain

When we decided to visit southeastern Arizona, we discovered the Huachuca Mountains. We stayed in a little house south of Sierra Vista – elevation 4,600’. Many bird species prefer the higher, forested mountains. So, if we were going to see … Continue reading

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An unsettling surprise

We did our research, but a key piece of information seemed to be missing, and we were left a bit unsettled. Had we known, would we have gone? Here’s the story, in photos:   We later discovered that the caterpillars … Continue reading

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Art makes the town

We spent our Sierra Vista days split in time: hiking for a good part of the day and the rest of the day reading and writing.   Every once in a while, we wanted a serious break. We decided to take … Continue reading

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