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We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Strawberry Arizona hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Savoy Hotel in London, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi and the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Ghosts, Scary Stories, Folklore, Monsters, Myths and Legends in Arizona
The sasquatch-like Mogollon Monster; the plumed, venomous snakes that inhabit sacred springs, according to the Zuni people; the thunderbird of Apache legend that dwells in the Superstition Mountains; the phantom, at Grand Canyon's Maricopa Point, of a luckless member of the Civilian Conservation Corps who fell to his death in the nineteen-thirties; the invisible but tactile ghost at the Park Hotel in Hot Springs; the phantom guests of the Hotel San Carlos in Phoenix, including invisible happy children and the unhappy Leone Jensen, who leapt to her death in 1928; tales of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine in the Superstitions; and the ninety-two foot winged, alligator like monster, killed by ranchers between the Huachuca and Whetstone ranges, in what is now Coronado National Forest, in 1890 (a sample was sent for scientific examination - what happened to it?), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Arizona.
The ghosts of the El Tovar Hotel at the Grand Canyon, including a dark figure seen outside and the friendly spirit of Fred Harvey, a former owner; the entrance to Hell in the Superstition Mountains, which emits the winds that cause dust storms in the Phoenix area; the phantoms in old fashioned clothes who are sometimes seen on London Bridge in Lake Havasu City; the time shifts experienced by some hikers in the Superstitions; the draining energy vortices experienced around Sedona and in the Superstition Mountains; the strange lights seen hovering in the Superstition Mountains; the bigfoot seen in the Huachuca Mountains (perhaps it was the Mogollon Monster); and the inebriated ghost in the ballroom of the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, said to be that of a man who fell from the cliffs, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Arizona.
Mammals, Reptiles, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Arizona
Greater roadrunners, turkey vultures (buzzards), reintroduced Mexican gray wolves, reintroduced California condors, ring-tailed cats, beavers, peregrine falcons, ospreys, kingfishers, white-winged doves, jackrabbits, coyotes, cottontail rabbits, Gambel's quail, woodpeckers, garter snakes, horned lizards, gray foxes, javelinas (peccaries), mourning doves, kestrels, more than one species of rattlesnake, bull snakes, badgers, mountain lions (cougars), spiny lizards, wild turkeys, great blue herons, skunks, bats, pronghorn antelopes, burrowing owls, desert kit foxes, bald eagles, desert bighorn sheep, black bears, mountain plovers, hummingbirds, mule deer, coatimundis (coatis), meadow jumping mice, white-faced ibises, elk (wapiti), sandhill cranes, whiptail lizards, gila monsters, occasional jaguars, desert tortoises, bobcats and weasels are among the wild animals of Arizona.
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