Tag: history

Welcome to the Wide Open Wild West
Arizona

Welcome to the Wide Open Wild West

Why Visit? Humans have roamed this area in southern Arizona for ten-thousand years. The ancient ones thought this place was pretty special, and I do too. Where else but Arizona can you freely roam forty-five thousand acres of desert grasslands and woodlands? Arizona, of course. The wide open scenery, history, […]

The Complete Guide to Exploring Chaco Canyon
United States Travel

The Complete Guide to Exploring Chaco Canyon

America’s Stonehenge. With such an enticing name, it’s hard to resist the pull of this ancient place. Chaco Canyon is one of the oldest places of habitation in the United States. A trip there is life-changing. I first learned about Chaco Canyon from books, of course. With a turbulent childhood […]

This is Why Santa Maria sopra Minerva is so Interesting
Italy

This is Why Santa Maria sopra Minerva is so Interesting

An Introduction Hi friends, welcome back to the blog. No one questions that Rome is full of interesting and unusual places. However, this church in Rome truly stands out. It’s the Santa Maria sopra Minerva. This small church, located behind the Pantheon, is well worth a detour. It was practically […]

The Best of Bisbee Guide: 24 Hours in the Old West
Arizona, United States Travel

The Best of Bisbee Guide: 24 Hours in the Old West

Bisbee: Where Copper Was Queen Locally roasted coffee, ghost stories, mining history, shopping, historic hotels, and museums? Is there one place to find all of that? The answer is yes. Bisbee, Arizona. I’ve been visiting Bisbee on and off since 2011, and every visit is something different. I may spend […]

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 […]