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Chaco Canyon

Tours and Lore of the American Southwest

Imagine….. Indians singing and dancing around a roaring campfire or planting seeds by the light of a full moon. These visions and more were felt during my visit to Chaco Canyon National Historical Park, Canyon De Chelly (pronounced shay) National Monument, and Casa Malpais Archaeological Park. These established landmarks form a 700-mile triangle from northeastern […]

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La Fiesta de Tumacácori showcases food, crafts, music and culture of Arizona’s Santa Cruz Valley.    National Park Service

Tumacácori National Historical Park, Arizona

Hi Friends! If you happen to be in southern Arizona this week, you will need to check out this festival! For more than 40 years, this historical park has held its Fiesta de Tumacácori during the first full weekend in December to celebrate the cultures of Arizona’s Santa Cruz Valley where the park is located. […]

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Gooseneck State Park

Remembering 9-11 and Trash Trackers

You are probably wondering what does Trash Trackers have to do with the Sept. 11th tragic event that occurred 17 years ago? And you are also probably wondering what are Trash Trackers? In 2001, I signed up for a working vacation with a crew of 8, (four men and four women), called the Trash Trackers, […]

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Happy Tails Canine Adventure Tours

Now for something completely different!  A lot of people are traveling with their pets these days, therefore a new type of tour company has opened for business!  Now you can take your beloved dog with you on your travels. Happy Tails is a new tour concept that is dedicated to taking you on fantastic adventures […]

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Under the Radar- Petrified National Forest Park

When was the last time you hiked a glacier or followed a trail of wildflowers, or just sat on a rock in nature, listening to all the sounds and soaking up the warm sun? The 100th anniversary of National Parks is next week on August 25, 2016 and I suggest before the summer completely slides […]

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