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So Many Cactuses at the Desert Botanical Garden in in Phoenix, Arizona.

So Many Cactuses at Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix

I have never seen so many cactuses in my life—until I visited the lovely Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. Boy, strolling and spending three hours around the garden wasn’t enough. There are so many kinds of cactus to see, of different shapes, variety, colours and spines! I didn’t even know that some cactuses can […]

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Superstition Mountain, Phoenix, Arizona.

The Majestic Superstition Mountain

Superstition Mountain is a huge mountain located on the Northeastern side of Phoenix. It’s grand and majestic, especially if you see it from afar. As clouds hover above it, I’m not sure if it’s black or brown or something reddish. As soon as you’re out of the Highway 88, you’ll be heading towards Superstition Mountain […]

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I met John Wayne at The Mammoth Steak House and Saloon at Goldfield Ghost Town outside Phoenix Arizona.

I met John Wayne

I met John Wayne at Mammoth Steak House and Saloon Bar in Goldfield Ghost Town, just outside the city of Phoenix.¬†Ok, John Wayne is dead but not his body double. He’s alive and entertaining visitors and customers at a resto bar. This is the Mammoth Steak House and Saloon at the heart of Goldfield Ghost […]

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These giant cactuses in Phoenix, Arizona dwarfed me.

These Giant Cactuses Dwarfed Me

Back in the third world, we used to have cactus and aloe vera plants in our backyard. We would skinned them from their thorns, using a nail cutter and scissors, until they’re flawless and bald. Of course, our poor mother would be so angry why we would do that to those poor plants. Well, you […]

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The Elvis Presley Chapel in Superstition Mountain, Phoenix, Arizona.

Elvis Presley is God in this Chapel

Yes, there is such place as Elvis Presley Chapel! No, I’m not talking about the one in Vegas where a host of Elvis impersonators serenade the newly-wed couples and their guests, but I’m talking about the one in Apacheland, less than an hour outside Phoenix, Arizona. Admission is FREE but there’s no public transport that […]

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