Tag: Arizona

A Day at Cochise Stronghold: The Last Great Apache Hideout
Arizona

A Day at Cochise Stronghold: The Last Great Apache Hideout

Blogging has taken last place lately behind teaching and working on a M.Ed. full-time. However, summer vacation is fast approaching, the weather is beautiful, and the world is calling. Travel will always be a non-negotiable for me, so no matter how busy I am, I will always make time, even […]

All the Reasons Why I Love and Hate Sedona
Arizona

All the Reasons Why I Love and Hate Sedona

  Sedona, like life, is beautiful but imperfect. Sedona and I have had a love-hate relationship since 2011. The scenery is amazing, the archaeology is cool, but… there are things that I can’t stand about Red Rock Country. It’s time for a talk. Love: Driving Around Before planning any activities […]

Exploring Forgotten History at Tubac and Tumacacori
Arizona

Exploring Forgotten History at Tubac and Tumacacori

Getting There Just fifty miles south of Tuscon in Santa Cruz county (near Nogales) is an interesting place full of Arizona history and culture. I spent the day uncovering the forgotten history of Tubac and Tumacacori. Their history is forever intertwined and part of a greater story of the American […]

Arizona Adventures: Hiking for History in the Huachucas
Arizona

Arizona Adventures: Hiking for History in the Huachucas

Anyone who knows me knows that I love history and geology. Combine that with a scenic hike and that’s my idea of a perfect day. When I heard that there’s an abandoned mining town at the top of the Huachuca mountains, I was super excited. Not exploring it isn’t an […]

A Trip to the Tranquil, Ancient Ruins at Montezuma Well
Arizona, History & Archaeology, Nature Lovers, United States Travel

A Trip to the Tranquil, Ancient Ruins at Montezuma Well

The Well The third time I stopped along the winding road to admire Montezuma Well was a little different. Funny story how these historic site came by the name “Montezuma,” but we’ll get to that later. For now lets take a journey together, through two ancient sacred sites between Flagstaff […]

My Visit to the Massive Meteor Crater
Arizona, Nature Lovers

My Visit to the Massive Meteor Crater

Fifty-Thousand Years Ago Back when the Colorado Plateau was a damp and grassy woodland, something spectacular happened. The only witnesses were lumbering mammoths and curious sloths. The aftermath of this spectacular event is still visible today.We call it Meteor Crater. Unlike other impact sites on earth, Meteor Crater is unique. The climate […]