Tag: travel

Verde Valley Venture Tour notice

Arizona Pathfinders Inc., a nonprofit volunteer group of the Arizona Historical Society, is conducting a five day tour October 23 through 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 and Camp Verde, Arizona…

Verde Valley Venture Tour Arizona – October 23-27

Arizona Pathfinders Inc., a nonprofit volunteer group of the Arizona Historical Society, is conducting a five day tour October 23 through 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 and Camp Verde, Arizona…

Verde Valley Venture tour

Arizona Pathfinders Inc., a nonprofit volunteer group of the Arizona Historical Society, is conducting a five day tour October 23 through 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 and Camp Verde, Arizona…

TRIPS tour Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory

Joyce Shumate On May 17 the Quail Creek Educational TRIPS Committee planned a wonderful full day of learning and observing. The weather could not have been better. Our tour began at the Visitors Center that features several displays and exhibits on astronomy and astrophysics, natural science and cultural history. An informative series of videos prepared…

Quail Creekers Set Sail

Cyndy Gierada Quail Creek residents and friends just returned from a fantastic river cruise on the Mekong with visits to Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. “Wonderful people, unique culture, gastronomic food and wonders to be behold” made this a never-forget journey. Pictured front row are Joan Ludwig, Pam Campbell, Karen Morgan, Cyndy Gierada, Kathy Kent and…

Ask Your Agents

Dear Tammy and Cheri, My husband and I will be stopping in Vienna, Austria, and wanted your advice on things to see and do there. This has been on my bucket list and now we’re actually going! Signed, Karen and Bob Hello Karen and Bob, You will love Vienna! The capital of Austria, Vienna is…

Sisal… once known as the green gold of the Yucatan

Maya ruins and haciendas

Linda Stack-Chenok Many of you may be acquainted with sisal rugs. That really was my only reference point until I recently visited the Yucatan and delved into the interesting background and history of sisal production. Sisal, which comes from a certain type of agave plant (different from the one for tequila), was once called the…

TRIPS Committee planning eventful 2015/2016

Ron Hyra Planning is already underway for a great year of trips in and around Tucson. Research, reservations, planning and coordination are all accomplished by a hardworking team of volunteers. This is the fourth full year of events. The idea originally came together at an Education Committee meeting in the spring of 2012 and the…