March 12-14, 2018 It is my first time driving back across the usa since 2011 and i am anxious about it in ways i never expected. Committed to supporting my spirit sister in her quest to thru hike the Appalachian trail, i leave the warm comfort of Tucson for the cool eastern woodlands with no […]Read more "Another cross country drive 1 – Tucson to New Mexico"
Hi, I’ve taken a year break from writing on this, and there are big travels ahead, so what better time than today to resume the travel blog and cover some places I’ve been in the last 2 years and skipped. A reason often that I skip a place is that I pass through for a […]Read more "Skipped Over…Southern Texas. Trucking US 59, 83, 90"
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"