A short day’s drive from Destiny RV Park in Goodyear through to our new 3 day home in Tucson. We stopped at the Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch along the way before leveling out our RV at Whispering Palms RV Park. Then we took a quick tour of Fourth Avenue in downtown Tucson and did some shopping.
Our second day of a two day road trip to Northern Arizona where we visited the Grand Canyon and another portion of Route 66 at Williams Arizona. This second day had us exploring the Desert View Watch Tower with brilliant Hopi Indian art, the El Tovar Hotel and Hopi House, the Bright Angel Lodge, Kolb Studio and Hermit Rest, all Mary Colter creations. After a long wonderful day, dinner after sunset was on Route 66 in Williams Arizona at Poncho McGillicuddy’s Mexican restaurant.
Our first day trip after spending over a month on the road in our RV was to visit the historic Winslow Arizona, simply because of The Eagles song “Take it Easy”. We simply had to have our picture taken “Standing on the corner in Winslow Arizona!” 17 Miles west of Winslow however, was the 50,000 year old Meteor Crater and site of NASA training missions for moon exploration and site of filming for one of Rob’s favorite movies Star Man with Jeff Bridges, filmed in 1984. Discovering the famous La Posada Hotel quite by accident, we left Winslow wondering “why on earth does that town exist anyway?”
We got pulled over by the Arizona Police on our road trip to Winslow and the Grand Canyon.
Darlene spent the day watching native hoop dancing at the Litchfield Native Festival where Moontee Sinquah, Arvel Bird, Tony Duncan and his wife Violet were performing. She photographed the native dancers, musicians and spent time wandering the festival shopping for native jewelery and art.