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Apache Trail

Leaving the modern visitor attractions behind me, I ventured on into the Superstition mountains.  I was confident that I would not find a gold mine as my intention was to travel along the Apache Trail.   260 more words


Mid-week Mixings: Roosevelt Lake

In the desert east of Phoenix, Arizona lies the Salt River.  Along the Salt, there are four man-made lakes:  Saguaro, Canyon, Apache, and Roosevelt.  Saguaro Lake is the only one that requires a different road to gain access, and the other three are along the famed Apache Trail route.  61 more words

Steve Bruno

Back on the trail

The Apache Trail that is.  A quick back track here first.  I read that on New Years Day bikers just appear out of nowhere for an unofficial/official get together at the Tortilla Flats restaurant that I featured… 118 more words


Tonto National Forest - The view from lower Fish Creek Hill

According to the sign at the very windy that day lookout point, Fish Creek Hill is famous for it’s winding, steep and narrow descent. While the view of the mountains and canyons were spectacular I can imagine it being even more so when it’s warmer and things are blooming, 214 more words


Blue and Green Reflection in Fish Creek (and a caveat)

This photo was taken from the other side of the bridge shown in yesterdays post.  Its location is right at the point where we were no longer driving down a very steep road and things were beginning to level out; more about that exhilarating part of the trail tomorrow.  365 more words


Wordless Wednesday - Golden reflection in Fish Creek

F 7.1 – ISO 160 – 1/30 – 35mm – Canon 5D MarkIII – Hand held while on a one lane bridge watching out for cars and getting out of the way a few times when one was coming!


The Mighty Saguaro

The saguaro (/səˈwɑːroʊ/, Spanish pronunciation: ) (Carnegiea gigantea) is an arborescent (tree-like) cactus species in the monotypic genus Carnegiea, which can grow to be over 70 feet (21 m) tall. 396 more words