Walking tour of downtown Tucson.
We've spent many of our February days in Tucson and surrounding area. Picacho, where our RV park is located is about 45 minutes north of Tucson.
Adobe Row houses.
The walking tour is known as the Turquoise Trail...note the turquoise line on the sidewalk. A map from the visitor center corresponded with the painted line and highlighted the buildings and history along the way, it was such an enjoyable and interesting day.
Sasco, remains of an old mining town on one of our jeepin days.
After leaving Sasco we came across these free range cattle. The desert received a couple days of rain the first of Feb., as a result the desert is very green and lush. Many are predicting a good spring for desert flowers. I sure hope so. The bright yellow Mexican Poppies are just starting to bloom.
We are close to Eloy, Az which is a premier sky dive facility. We spent an afternoon just watching sky divers. People from all over the world come here to jump and train. We had an interesting conversation with a gal from Australia who was spending a month here. The building above is a wind tunnel deal, jumpers can experience a simulated free fall inside a wind chamber. Teams practice in here as well as the military. It's open to the public except when the military is training. It's quite loud inside and out.
Not the greatest photo but you can see people that appear to be floating in the wind tunnel. It was fascinating to watch.
An old country water tower. We're so amazed at all the crop land around here...crops being mostly cotton, hay and pecans.
We've seen some outstanding sunsets.
That's us on the end in the middle.
Driving back to our RV park from Tucson. Picacho Peak is a very well known icon along I-10. It's hard to believe we climbed to the top of that highest peak! Yeah us!
One more day here and we leave for the big RV show in Phoenix. Blog posts will be on hold until we land at our next RV park (by Payson) March 1.