Posts Tagged ‘Traveling through Tucson’

Bob Hoelscher

Mission San Xavier Del Bac

Posted by Bob Hoelscher in The Southwest on March 02, 2012

 
 

Although I am not a religious person myself, I always enjoy and appreciate the opportunity to explore all manner of cathedrals, churches, missions, synagogues, mosques, temples and shrines of various faiths, since the architecture, art and history represented therein tell fascinating and important stories about the existence and progression of humanity worldwide. As such, there…

 
Bob Hoelscher

Saguaro National Park

Posted by Bob Hoelscher in The Southwest on March 02, 2012

 
 

Only a two-hour drive south of my (happily) snowless winter stopover in Phoenix and the “Valley of the Sun” is Tucson, the state’s second-largest city and home of the University of Arizona. Tucson holds one of three exceptional national park sites dedicated to great plants of the desert: Saguaro National Park. The larger section of…