THE B17 BOMBER

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During World War II, this plane played a pivotal role in bringing down Nazi Germany to its knees. Nicknamed the Flying Fortress, it was used in the strategic daylight bombing campaign over Germany to destroy industrial and military targets. It … Continued

TALIESEN WEST

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Amidst the undulating desert land populated by dry scrub and tall cactuses in Scottsdale, Arizona stands this cluster of buildings with reddish roofs. This was architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s studio and home from 1937 until his death in 1959. True … Continued

BIOSPHERE 2

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This biome facility close to Tucson, Arizona owned and run by the University of Arizona houses a rainforest, an ocean with a coral reef, a mangrove wetlands, a savannah grassland, a desert, an agricultural system, a human habitat, and a … Continued

AMERICAN SOUTHWEST

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U.S. HIGHWAY 163 passes by Monument Valley, a tribal park run by the Navajo Nation where Southern Utah meets Northern Arizona. It is a scenic highway that passes through desert where only sturdy tumbleweeds grow. As you approach the border, … Continued

PORSCHE IN NAVAJO LAND

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Around Monument Valley where the rugged landscape can be accessed only through a twisted and rugged trail that only SUVs dare to tread, this would be the last car I would expect to see – a Porsche Carrera! It zipped … Continued

THE MIGHTY HOOVER DAM

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Straddling the mighty Colorado River at the border of Arizona and Colorado stands Hoover Dam. Built during the Great Depression in the 1930s, its construction was a massive undertaking with impressive stats: 2.2kms. high, almost half a km long, 200m … Continued