Bougie Sedona Arizona
Firstly if you like spas, hair and nails, pretentious art and Tortellini then Bougie Sedona Arizona is for you. Learn more in Bougie-Sedona-Arizona-Bob Davis Podcast 1023.
A General Store And Shacks For Hippies No More
Welcome To Myrtle Beach
However these days Sedona is more like Myrtle Beach than Arizona.
Bottom Of The Barrel
Even more locals and old timers remember when all these towns around here were true western mountain towns.
How Picking Up My Mail Became A Trip Through Newport California
Most importantly I came to Sedona to pick up my mail!
But even the mail effort did not work out here.
Some Great Campgrounds Though…In The National Forest
On the other hand I found some great National Forest Campgrounds Between Bougie Sedona and what some even call Bougie Flagstaff.
And I was able to stay up there for three days.
Day Areas Crowded
In addition there’s so much great hiking up there even the day areas are crowded.
In Season…Or Not
Therefore if you’re coming during before or after the season expect LA level traffic jams
Lots Of Pretty People There
Certainly the good news is lots of really good looking people sitting in their two hundred thousand dollar Mercedes Coupes and Porsche Cayenne’s.
Welcome To The Jersey Shore
Consequently one can only accept that these once western towns have become just like Orange County California, or even worse the Jersey Shore.
In the same vein you expect traffic jams and saltwater taffy on the shore.
Even the locals think it’s gone way too far. You’ll hear them in Bougie-Sedona-Arizona-Bob Davis Podcast 1023.
On the other hand you don’t expect that level of kitsch in the mountains of Arizona.
We All Want An Experience
Finally everyone wants a unique experience these days.
Camping. Hiking. Breathing the fresh air.
These ‘wants’ have become ‘needs’.
Just Not This Experience
In short this development question comes up again and again in my travels.
The Search For The Unspoiled West Continues
We all have to travel to the most remote sections to find what one might think of as unspoiled.
To sum up I get it.
I’m not against people making money.
Or the idea that certain things are necessary in small towns.
But I think there’s a real question and concern about development destroying whatever remains of the myth and reality of what once was…
Bougie-Sedona-Arizona-Bob Davis Podcast 1023