053 : Experience America | All about Arizona


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  1. Intro
    • Darien Claxton
    • Born in Washington, DC
    • Went to school in Huntsville, AL (Oakwood College)
    • Moved to Tucson, AZ with his wife
  2. Basics about your state
    • It is a huge state
    • It is very densely populated
    • Phoenix (The capital)
    • Tucson (Where he lived)
    • Only 4 or 5 major cities
    • Lots of deserts and open space
    • Very vast and wide
  3. Tell me something unique about your state
    • The weather is very interesting
    • Two seasons…Hot and hotter
    • Dry heat (100 degrees feels like 85)
    • In the winter (60 degrees)
  4. Tell me about the scenery
    • Lots of browns
    • Many houses don’t have lawns
    • Lots of brush
    • You can see a lot of dust storms
    • The Grand Canyon
    • Lots of animals
      • Rattlesnakes
      • Mountain lion
      • Bobcats
  5. Tell me something unique about the people
    • Lots of transplants (People who are not from the area)
    • “Snowbirds” – Older people who live in colder areas of the country and go to Arizona during the winter
    • Very friendly
    • People are open to small talk
    • Very laid back and relaxed
  6. Tell me about your favorite food
    • Tons of Mexican restaurants
    • Authentic Mexican food
    • El Nidito (The Little Nest) Restaurant
    • Eegees (They sell subs and slushies) Website – Get the special of the month
  7. 3 Must see places
    • The Grand Canyon
    • The Desert Museum (Not free, but well worth it)
    • Roadhouse Cinema Theatre (A regular movie theatre with a restaurant embedded in it)
    • Mount Lemon (Drive an hour and you can find snow)
  8. Final thoughts/advice
    • Remember that people are very friendly
    • It is very good for small businesses
    • The weather
    • Things are generally close together
    • Great for finding good food
    • Make some friends while you are there
    • Things close early
    • If you are looking for a quiet place
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Bonifacio Paniagua
Bonifacio Paniagua
2 years ago

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