Tag: travel

Arizona Pathfinders trip planned

Bob Stuart Arizona Pathfinders, a nonprofit volunteer group of the Arizona Historical Society, is conducting a five-day tour (Monday–Friday) on September 30–October 4, 2019, to the Colorado Plateau. Join us for an adventuresome tour to this region and meet Hopi and Navajo artisans and learn about their art and culture. This is a wonderful opportunity…

Armchair Travel Club: Antarctica

  Carol Fielding How do you get to Antarctica? And why would you want to go there? Kerstin Seifert answered those questions at the February 24 gathering of the SBR Armchair Travel Club. Kerstin’s desire to go to Antarctica started in 1970 when she saw a TV program about expedition-style travel to Antarctica that had…

SBR Armchair Travel Club: First meeting a huge success

  Carol Fielding and Linda Shannon-Hills Almost 100 SBR residents attended the first meeting of the newly formed Armchair Travel Club on Saturday, January 27. The La Montana and La Mesa Rooms were packed as residents relaxed with their favorite beverage from the Bistro to enjoy the spectacular presentation by Mark and Arlene Wong on…

A new club at the Ranch – Armchair Travel Club

Linda Shannon-Hills and Carol Fielding Many residents in SaddleBrooke Ranch take unique trips to places around the world, in the United States and in our local area around the Southwest and Tucson. Many in the community have expressed interest in learning more about places to go and experience. Carol Fielding and Linda Shannon-Hills have started…

Oaxaca: Mexico’s cultural treasure

Visit Oaxaca in 2018

John Bezy The Mexican state of Oaxaca has become one of the great destinations for world travelers because of its rich cultural heritage. The prehistoric Zapotec and Mixtec Native American sites of Monte Alban and Mitla are among Mexico’s most impressive archaeological treasures. Present day Zapotec and Mixtec are superb artists, producing fine textiles with…

Verde Valley Venture Tours itinerary

Arizona Pathfinders Inc., a nonprofit volunteer group of the Arizona Historical Society, is conducting a five-day tour on October 23-27, 2017 to the Verde Valley. Join us for an eventful tour to this region in the central transitional region of Arizona. Highlights: Day one – Travel to Arcosanti between Phoenix, AZ and Camp Verde, AZ for…

Verde Valley venture tour

Arizona Pathfinders, Inc., a nonprofit volunteer group of the Arizona Historical Society, is conducting a five-day tour on October 23-27, 2017 to the Verde Valley. Join us for an eventful tour to this region in the central transitional region of Arizona. Highlights: Day one travel to Arcosanti, between Phoenix, AZ and Camp Verde, AZ for…

Palm Springs, California Tour planned for October

Bob Stuart Arizona Pathfinders, a nonprofit volunteer group of the Arizona Historical Society, is conducting a five-day tour on October 24-28, 2016 to Palm Springs, CA. Join us for an eventful tour to this region in southern California between the Mohave Desert and the Colorado Desert (a sub-division of the Sonora Desert). Highlights: Day one,…

Discover Outdoor Adventure in Marana, Arizona

Kimberly Schmitz, Spur Public Relations Pedal it, hoof it, fly it, swim it, or just relax and take it in. Marana’s uniquely southern Arizona adventure awaits! Whether outdoor adventuring is a hobby or a way of life Marana offers myriad opportunities for visitors to find fun and adventure in its expansive, beautiful, wild and urban…

Spotlight on Advertiser – Mexico’s Heartland

Warrior columns, Tula

The basin occupied by Mexico City and the rich highland to the north, called the Bajio, is the cultural heart of modern Mexico. It is also the birthplace of two great prehistoric empires that controlled from the magnificent city of Teotihuacán (100-700 A.D.) and that of the Toltecs governed from the city of Tula. Teotihuacán,…