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Somewhere in Sonoita

Sonoita is south and east of Tucson about 30 miles from the Mexican border and 28 miles from Parker Canyon Lake where we’re camped. It’s one of the few areas in Arizona where vineyards grow and wine is produced. Think of Sonoita as Cowboy Wine Country. Sonoita Mercantile. There’s a restaurant next to the Mercantile. Continue Reading

“Winter Camp” in the Desert

We wondered what it would be like to experience a tent camping adventure in winter time–well, at least winter time in the Arizona desert. So right after Christmas we headed to McDowell Mountain Park just east of Scottsdale. The first two days we were there the weather was wonderful. Warm and sunny, with highs near Continue Reading