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Sonoran Desert

Scottsdale Rivals Vegas As a Weekend Getaway

Mark Sissons | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Nothing quite hastens the expiration of a hangover quite like a sunrise balloon ride over Arizona's Sonoran Desert with its rugged mountains, lush arroyas and distinctive flora.

Lenten Journey In The Sonoran

Stan Duncan | Posted 04.23.2013 | Religion
Stan Duncan

Traveling with an interfaith fair trade organization, we studied coffee and marketing for churches in the states. While there, I met the families of two young people. They would have been about 19 when I was there. Their parents had been growing corn and beans and coffee in that region for a hundred years. However, in 1989 that changed.

WATCH: What Migrants Left Behind While Crossing The Border

The Huffington Post | Cindy Y. Rodriguez | Posted 01.24.2012 | Latino Voices

Not many people consider the human side of immigration, let alone take the time to document the belongings of those left behind by the migrants crossi...

The Grand Canyon And Beyond: Our Guide To Arizona Family Vacations

The Huffington Post | Cathleen Shaffer | Posted 10.04.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in Arizona can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pretrip homework. To make planning easier, we've d...

Lake Mead Water Level Reaches Alarming Threshold

The New York Times | Felicity Barringer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Nev. -- A once-unthinkable day is looming on the Colorado River...

Powerchuting in the Sonoran Desert, Arizona

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

"Keep going, all the way back," he says. I do it and we don't stall. We're idling and floating at 28 miles per hour, almost like a hot air balloon. This is what the Wright brothers must have felt when they glided over Kitty Hawk.