Tag Archives: Arizona

Book Review – Gardens of New Spain

Gardens of New Spain Dunmire, William University of Texas Press, Austin, 2004 This book jumped out at me in the giftshop of the Tucamacori National Historic Park near Tubac, Arizona after I had been meandering through the garden and orchard. … Continue reading

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Tucson Travel – Montezuma Castle

Just in range for a long day trip from Tucson, Montezuma Castle National Monument preserves cliff dwellings from around 1100- 1425 AD. The name is a holdover from the initial non-native settlers who figured it was a castle built by … Continue reading

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Tucson Travel – Chiricahua National Monument

Every once in a while you you see a roadsign that attracts your interest and decide to make a detour to see it. I had never heard of Chiricahua National Monument until I saw the brown sign on the side … Continue reading

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Tucson Travel – Hiking the Sunset Trail

With the arrival of temperatures over 100 F the season for walking in and around Tucson has ended in my opinion, so it was once again time to head away for better conditions. In this case, away was up to … Continue reading

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Tours from Tucson – Bisbee

Just about 100 miles southeast of Tucson and 3000 feet higher in elevation, the old copper mining town of Bisbee is nestled along the mountaintops near the Mexican border. By size the biggest attraction is the closed copper mine (tours … Continue reading

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