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2013 Western Trip ~ Overview | Colorado: Breckenridge | Colorado Springs | Golden
Arizona: Tuscon | Hereford | Bisbee | Tombstone | Texas Canyon | Miller Canyon

Anne's Trip to Colorado & Arizona
Visiting Friends Kris & Bette & Lots of Sightseeing
October 2013

Thanks to Bette for helping to identify birds, plants & mountains in Arizona.

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October 4 ~ Drive to Birmingham for parents' anniversary on October 6 before flying to Denver on October 7.

Table Rock Beauty Berry Anniversary
Table Rock & American Beauty Berry on Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway, South Carolina Becky & Herman ~ 69th Anniversary

Day 1, October 7 ~ Fly from Birmingham to Denver, CO. Kris met me at airport. No photos (How can that be?)

Day 2, October 8 ~ To Breckenridge, Hoosier Pass, Fairplay, and Red Rocks, CO

Lake Dillon cloud Kris at Clint's
Lake Dillon Unusual cloud Lunch at Clint's
Anne cows Red Rocks
Anne at Hoosier Pass Cattle Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre

Day 3 ~ October 9 ~ To Colorado Springs and Garden of the Gods, CO

Castle Rock Chapel P-38 Lightning
Castle Rock Air Force Academy Chapel Model of P38 Lightning ~ Sign
Garden of the Gods Sign Rocks rocks & trees
Garden of the Gods Rocks & Mountains Red Rocks at Garden of the Gods

Day 4 ~ October 10 ~ Shopping at Ornamental Beads before going to Golden and Lookout Mountain, CO

sunrise bead store golden trees
Sunrise at Kris's Ornamental Beads, Wheat Ridge, CO On the way to Golden
quilt museum M Golden
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum Colorado School of Mines M on the Mountain View of Golden from Lookout Mountain

Day 5 ~ October 11 ~ Denver to Tucson, AZ. To the Desert Museum & Gates Pass before going to Bette's

desert museum sign cactus bird
Welcome ~ Arizona Sonora Desert Museum Desert cactus Ash Throated Flycatcher
saguaro cactus at desert museum other cactus plants Gates Pass
Saguaro cactus More cactus View at Gates Pass Trailhead

Day 6 ~ October 12 ~ To Gem Show at Cochise College, Sierra Vista, AZ (no photos of show)

Views of the Huachuca Mountains from Bette & Dan's backyard in Hereford
More photos of the views in their back yard with more sunset photos

backyard Bette's roses mountain
View of the Huachuca Mountains Roses at the back porch Miller Peak on left ~ Carr Peak on right
Aerostat cactus
Aerostat ~ A drone watching over us Double Barrel Cactus Verbena

Day 7 ~ October 13 ~ To Bisbee, AZ

road closed Old cars l
Bette talking to Park Ranger Old Bisbee Bisbee Breakfast Club
copper mine Bisbee street sunset
Lavendar Pit Copper Mine ~ Sign Bisbee Sunset at Bette's

Day 8 ~ October 14 ~ Hike on Petroglyph Discovery Trail & Visit Tombstone, AZ

mountains rock walls
Desert view near beginning of trail Natural walls "Mexican General" grasshopper
River sign
San Pedro River Fork in the trail Petroglyph rock
Stagecoach at the O.K. Corral, Tombstone Street scenes
more shops newspaper building
Shops Newspaper Office Getting ready for the shootout

Day 9 ~ October 15 ~ To Texas Canyon and the Amerind Museum, Dragoon, AZ

border check long highway museum entrance
Border Patrol I-10 Museum entrance ~ no pictures allowed inside
big rocks more big rocks
On the Amerind grounds Along the highway

Day 10 ~ October 16 ~ Hiking in Miller Canyon, AZ

signs Bette Anne
Trail signs Bette Anne
trail creek
Trail (and road) Miller Peak Stream

Day 11 ~ October 17 ~ Tucson to Birmingham via Las Vegas ~ No photos
Day 12 ~ October 18 ~ Visit in Birmingham ~ No photos
Day 13 ~ October 19 ~ Home with Stop at Table Rock Visitor Center

American beauty berry table rock fall flowers
Table Rock Welcome Center on Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway, South Carolina
lake man in kayak kayak

Home | Hiking | Reunions | Excursions with Sophie
2013 Western Trip ~ Overview | Colorado: Breckenridge | Colorado Springs | Golden
Arizona: Tuscon | Hereford | Bisbee | Tombstone | Texas Canyon | Miller Canyon

Photos in header: Niagara Falls; Big Sur, CA; Golden Gate Bridge, CA; Sunset on the Baltic Sea;
Virginia Creeper Trail, VA; Emerald Lake, Yukon, Canada; Glacier Bay, Alaska; Sunset on the Pacific; Triple Falls at DuPont Forest, NC.
Header Photo Credits: All Anne S. Napier except Niagara Falls by Herman Stubblefield.

Updated February 12, 2014