Organ Pipe -> Ajo -> Tucson: We retraced our route from camp to explore the lovely “Spanish colonial revival” town of Ajo and then back to the small town of Why before heading west through the Tohono O'odham reservation and on to Seguaro National Park outsid e Tuscon.
Once home tothe largest copper mine in the US, Ajo is now a quiet, picturesque town. Elegant, Spanish/Mexican architecture gives it a special feel. The tiny community of Why was named for the original Y intersection of the highways. Good question A Tohono O’odham native American village of Hwy 86 A Tohono O’odham native American village off Hwy 86 A Tohono O’odham native American village West Valencia road, southwestern suburb of Tucson Another night in the desert at the Gilbert Ray Campground, Tucson Mountain Park, Tucson Contents
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Organ Pipe -> Ajo -> Tucson: We retraced our route from camp to explore the lovely “Spanish colonial revival” town of Ajo and then back to the small town of Why before heading west through the Tohono O'odham reservation and on to Seguaro National Park outside Tuscon.
Once home to the largest copper mine in the US, Ajo is now a quiet, picturesque town. Elegant, Spanish/Mexican architecture gives it a special feel. The tiny community of Why was named for the original Y intersection of the highways. Good question On the N.Tucson-Ajo Hwy (Hwy 86) to Tucson A Tohono O’odham native American village off Hwy 86 A Tohono O’odham native American village West Valencia road, southwestern suburb of Tucson Another night in the desert at Gilbert Ray Campground, Tucson Mountain Park, Tucson
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