Monthly Archives: November 2014

11/27/2014 – Happy Thanksgiving, y’all

After we left Puerto Peñasco, we headed down the bumpy road towards Highway 15.  A few miles past Caborca, we pulled into the Aduana (I think) complex.  I’d read that this is where you can get your vehicle temporary import … Continue reading

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11/21/2014 – Amato, AZ to Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico

I’m actually writing this a week later, on Thanksgiving.  I can’t believe how badly I’ve let the blog slip.  Not sure why exactly.  Just lazy I suppose.  I’ll try to do better but I probably won’t succeed.  How’s that for setting … Continue reading

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11/18/2014 – Tombstone to Nogales to Whetstone

The plan was to spend a few more days checking out the area around Tombstone, Bisbee, Douglas, Sierra Vista, etc.  However, on Monday we got an e-mail from our friend Elli telling us about a little place that’s for sale … Continue reading

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11/14/2014 (or thereabouts) – Ajo to Tucson to Tombstone

We finally tore ourselves away from Ajo and headed towards our next planned stop at Tombstone.  We wanted to see Tombstone mainly to check out its suitability as a possible place to light someday but we were also a little … Continue reading

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11/12/2014 – Ajo, Arizona

First off, the name.  Yes, Ajo means ‘garlic’ in Spanish.  But this isn’t a garlic-growing region and, reportedly, never has been.  It is, however, an area that is rich in copper deposits.  Early Native Americans (O’odhams) used to dig the copper … Continue reading

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10/30/2014 – The Grand Canyon’s South Rim

We got up early on Thursday and headed out of the campground.  It’s over 200 miles from the north rim campground to Grand Canyon Village on the south rim where we had campsite reservations for 3 nights.  The plan was … Continue reading

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10/28/2014 – Grand Canyon – North Rim

The trip from Kanab, Utah to the campground on the Grand Canyon’s North Rim was easy and uneventful although we were in 2nd and 3rd gear much of the time.  After looking at the map and realizing that gas may … Continue reading

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