Tonto Basin AZ hotels. Reservations for hotels in Tonto Basin Arizona United States of America. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers. Arizona attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Arizona myths, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends and ghosts.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Tonto Basin Arizona hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel in Rio de Janeiro and the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Folklore, Scary Stories, Legends, Myths, Monsters and Ghosts in Arizona
The phantoms in old fashioned clothes who are sometimes seen on London Bridge in Lake Havasu City; the strange lights seen hovering in the Superstition Mountains; the draining energy vortices experienced around Sedona and 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 entrance to Hell in the Superstition Mountains, which emits the winds that cause dust storms in the Phoenix area; tales of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine in the Superstitions; the time shifts experienced by some hikers in the Superstitions; and 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, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Arizona.
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; 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?); the sasquatch-like Mogollon Monster; the bigfoot seen in the Huachuca Mountains (perhaps it was the Mogollon Monster); the thunderbird of Apache legend that dwells in the Superstition Mountains; 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; the invisible but tactile ghost at the Park Hotel in Hot Springs; and the plumed, venomous snakes that inhabit sacred springs, according to the Zuni people, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Arizona.
Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of Arizona
Bobcats, more than one species of rattlesnake, gray foxes, great blue herons, weasels, badgers, bull snakes, cottontail rabbits, meadow jumping mice, hummingbirds, bald eagles, mountain plovers, beavers, peregrine falcons, reintroduced Mexican gray wolves, desert tortoises, desert bighorn sheep, kestrels, greater roadrunners, pronghorn antelopes, white-winged doves, black bears, gila monsters, skunks, coatimundis (coatis), woodpeckers, spiny lizards, wild turkeys, elk (wapiti), javelinas (peccaries), ospreys, coyotes, whiptail lizards, jackrabbits, Gambel's quail, mourning doves, occasional jaguars, burrowing owls, kingfishers, garter snakes, turkey vultures (buzzards), sandhill cranes, ring-tailed cats, reintroduced California condors, mule deer, horned lizards, desert kit foxes, mountain lions (cougars), bats and white-faced ibises are among the wild animals of Arizona.
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