Monthly Archives: April 2017

Carrizo Plain Super Bloom! Yes, it was as glorious as it sounds

April 17th ~ Carrizo Plain National Monument How can one sum up in words the magnificence we beheld when our best photos don’t even come close to capturing the beauty? There really is no way other than to let you know … Continue reading

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A Reason to Celebrate!

Today, April 24th, is a very special occasion for Tim and me. Happy 25th Wedding Anniversary to the best husband, partner, father, travel companion and friend a woman could ask for.  As we walk down memory lane, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Scottsdale, AZ ~ How a roll of Tums ended up costing $32

Wednesday April 12th – Cross the Border into the USA, Scottsdale AZ Another extended and uneventful day on the bus. There were some wonderful highlight moments on this trip, but the very long bus rides, especially two of them back to … Continue reading

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Mexico – Lunch with the Mennonites

Tuesday, April 11th – Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico We knew we had another long day on the bus today and Manuel advised us that he would love to leave a bit earlier if possible. Our congenial group was all loaded … Continue reading

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What did the Tarahumara Medicine Woman tell us?

April 10th ~ Copper Canyon, Mexico I’ve had a fascination for Eastern and Alternative Medicine since my long ago college days. One of the classes I took was called “Posture and Relaxation” where we learned the basics of self-hypnosis. For … Continue reading

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Copper Canyon ~ Tarahumara Indians and Aerial Tram

Monday, April 10th – Aerial Tram into the Copper Canyon There are six individual canyons in the Sierra Madre Mountains, collectively known as the Copper Canyon or Barrancas del Cobre. It is located in Northwestern Mexico in the state of … Continue reading

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Copper Canyon – Train Ride in the Sky

Sunday, April 9th – Train Ride into Copper Canyon, Tarahumara Indians, Posadas Barrancas Another early morning, but this time I arose with more anticipation. Finally, after waiting for 40 odd years, I was about to fulfill my wish to see … Continue reading

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Made it to El Fuerte, the Gateway to the Copper Canyon

Saturday, April 8th – Walking Tour in Los Alamos and on to El Fuerte – Gateway to the Copper Canyon A two and a half hour walking tour through the historic colonial city of Los Alamos gave us some good … Continue reading

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From San Carlos to Alamos

Friday, April 7th  –  Colonial City of Alamos Today was a rather blah day after the thrilling dolphin adventure from the day before.  

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Dolphins and Rainbow Pearls

Thursday, April 6th – Cruise on the Sea of Cortez, San Carlos, Mexico What a FABULOUS day! Starting out bright and early for a private scenic cruise on the Sea of Cortez became a highlight adventure. First of all the … Continue reading

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