Category: Exploring Arizona

Snow in Scottsdale 2013

When I was thinking of purchasing a 2nd Scottsdale home, I checked out a lot of things, including the weather.  I know it has snowed in Scottsdale before but it hasn’t happened since we bought our Scottsdale townhome.  Below is a YouTube video with a shaky vid taken by one friend plus a still picture […]

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Posted in AZ, Exploring Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ by judyo     

Out of Africa in Campe Verde, AZ

I’ve already posted a video of feeding the giraffe at Out of Africa from our Thanksgiving 2012 visit.  For many of the family it was the first visit.  For me it was my third and second at the new location. Following is a quick slideshow featuring more than the giraffe.  We started out on the […]

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Feeding the Giraffe at Out of Africa 2012

I’ve already written a post about my previous visit to  Out of Africa before it moved to it’s new location in Camp Verde.  The last time I visited was when they just moved there and were still building.  I loved it then and it’s even better now. My family is split between me living in […]

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Posted in Exploring Arizona, Fun Things To Do, Out of Africa by judyo     

Coming Back for Visits

I haven’t written in a long time. I have a lot to say and share but life is busy. We love visiting our Las Hadas townhouse and will be back soon. We’ve had friends and family come with and my brother ended up purchasing a home in Scottsdale so in 2010 we had our first […]

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Posted in Exploring Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ by judyo     

Presidio Condominiums, Scottsdale AZ

On day two of our showings my husband had to practice for the New Year’s Eve gig so I went out with my REALTOR to see if there was anything interesting. Our first stop was to the Presidio Condominiums which was the only gated complex we viewed.  Our agent was very knowledgeable and professional but […]

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Village One Townhomes in Scottsdale, AZ

Before our appointment for a Village One townhouse we visited properties near the Old Town area.  We then headed north. Most of the units we viewed were older and not quite the southwest style I was expecting. That is, until we arrived at the Village One complex. These were built in 1983 and I guess […]

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