Time of visit: mid November, 2015 After a stay at Oak Flat camp (previous post), I go east to visit the archaological site Besh-ba-gowah in the mining town of Globe. This is the peak of fall leaf colors in this area, and along US-60 streaks of orange line the washes of the Pinal Mountains. Besh-ba-gowah, […]Read more "Besh-Ba-Gowah Pueblo, Globe, Arizona"
Oak Flat, known as Chich’il Bildagoteel in the Apache language, is a beautiful place, where the Pinal Mountains rise out of the Sonoran Desert to the west, a plateau of oak forest, spring water, and shallow canyons guarded by standing boulders. For hundreds of years the local Apache would gather acorns and other food and […]Read more "THE BEAUTY & POWER OF OAK FLAT, APACHE LAND, Arizona"