When Shaman’s Cave echoes for you, sit and listen. You’ll know what I mean. Contemplate the universe. Soak up what nature has to offer you. ~ Kate Swavely
The best part about central Arizona is you only need one or two hours to get anywhere if you live in the Phoenix/Scottsdale. Below I have compiled my favorite escapes that you can make a day or a weekend out of.
V-Bar-V Ranch south of Sedona, AZ hosts one of the largest, most prolific example of Beaver Creek Rock Art. The site consists of over one thousand images spread over thirteen rock panels.
We’ve all been on awkward dates. My own terrible date memories include salad bits lodged in my teeth for the duration and another where my suitor and I took a stroll in a secluded trail. He meant no harm but, as serial over thinker I prepared to evoke warrior princess mode making for a jumpy and well – awkward self. My first trip into Budapest, Hungary was just as blundering as one could imagine.
Kate Swavely the Travel Scout visits Petrified Forest National Park in Holbrook, AZ. Home of the brilliant rainbow tree fossils.
If you have ever experienced a significant move – I’m talking through time zones – you know the feeling of seeing a loved one for the first time in months or even years. There are some friends who stick around and some who fade… Continue Reading “8 Things that Happen When Your Bestie Visits”
Vacation time doesn’t mean that you get to slack off taking care of yourself. I know that I personally fall into this trap most of the time, then I complain about the giant zit on my forehead or how I have the sniffles.
Stay fly my friends!
Kolob Terrace road cuts behind Zion National Park. As you drive through the winding roads and grassy plateaus you gain about three thousand feet in fifteen minutes. At the bottom the temperature is in the 80’s – hot – as you are in a desert. I… Continue Reading “A Cow Who Won Her Freedom – Stories From the Front Seat”
Yesterday, I visited Arizona’s newest attraction – Odysea. Located right off the 101, Via de Venture exit is a growing complex that houses North America’s largest butterfly conservatory, Butterfly Wonderland as well as the newest feature Odysea Aquarium. Odysea features a gaggle of sea otters,… Continue Reading “Newest Aquarium: Odysea”
I always chronicle stories when good things happen – but what about when it goes wrong?