Roadtripping thru Arizona: Part 3 (Phoenix, Superstition Mountain, Sonoran Desert)

Roadtripping thru Arizona: Part 3 (Phoenix, Superstition Mountain, Sonoran Desert)

For our time in southern Arizona, we stayed in Florence, just Southeast of Phoenix.  We stayed at Rancho Sonora RV Park, and we loved it so much that we extended our stay there and just did a daytrip to Tucson and Tombstone instead of changing campgrounds.  The campground was on the very outskirts of the […]

Missions of San Antonio: History & How to Visit (Texas History Part 1)

Missions of San Antonio:  History & How to Visit (Texas History Part 1)

The Missions are my favorite part of visiting San Antonio, and they are a great place to begin understanding the history of Texas.  Before the Missions, Texas was the home of very distinct Indian tribes.  Due to the vastness of the area, it is no surprise that the different tribes had very different means for […]

The Acadians: How Cajun Country came to be

The Acadians:  How Cajun Country came to be

The term Cajun comes from the term Acadian.  The story of the Acadians will take us from Nova Scotia to Louisiana, through persecution and poverty, from separation to reunification.  Let’s get started… The Acadian Exile The Acadians were French citizens who left their homeland in the early 1600s to establish Acadie in Nova Scotia, Canada in hope […]