Saturday, September 19, 2015 : Carlsbad Caverns, Guadalupe Mountains


Last night's weather forecast was right, this morning in Carlsbad is grey and cool. To visit a cave, this should not be an issue.

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Friday, September 18, 2015 : White Sands


I can't get used to the price of gasoline in this country. I get my card authorized for $60, I can't even reach half the price for a refill of our Camaro.

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 : Bisbee, Queen Mine, Ghost Town


The hotel we slept in last night was clean and well tended. It leaves us with a very good impression. It is nevertheless time to leave for Bisbee, an old mining town, our last visit in Arizona.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015 : Saguaro (East), Tombstone


Saguaro National Park is divided in two parts, Tucson District, west of Tucson, which we visited yesterday, and Rincon District, east of the city, which we are seeing today.

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Monday, September 14, 2015 : Apache Trail


Rather than taking the direct way from Phoenix to Tucson, we spend most of the day on the Apache Trail, a route opened around the turn of last century, to ship materials, equipment and workers to the construction site of Roosevelt Dam, about 60 miles east of Phoenix.

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Sunday, September 13, 2015 : Sedona, Phoenix


Sedona is famous the world over for its red rocks, which we came to see, much more than the artificial world of art galleries and new-age shops of all flavors.

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Saturday, September 12, 2015 : Route 66


This day is entirely devoted to Route 66, or whatever remains of it. In fact, considering sections that were forgotten, given back to nature, paved over by the Interstate or simply abandoned, not much remains of the original Mother Road.

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Friday, September 11, 2015 : Canyon de Chelly, Hubbell, Petrified Forest


We have an appointment with a genuine Navajo guide, who knows Canyon de Chelly like the back of his hand.

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