Tucson Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Crime

    As long as you stay in the TUCSON city limits you should be fine. Do not go to South Tucson which is a city of its own. It is a working class area with gangs and lots of car theft reports. To be on...

  • 2. Encounters with desert plants and animals

    Coming from the wilds of Canada, I'm used to bushwacking. "Bushwacking," means just pushing your way through plants and trees and making your own trail where there wasn't one before. Well, you can't...

  • 3. Flooding in Tucson

    Tucsonans and other desert-dwellers are often made fun of for the idea that we freak out about a little rain. What people fail to understand though is that Tucson really does not have any sort of...

  • 4. Desert conditions

    It's not a problem. Just couldn't figure out how to write a review. I just spent two weeks in Tucson for work. I HAD to go, but didn't want to. I'm from Portland, Oregon and I couldn't understand how...

  • 5. Traffic Issues

    Cautious drivers should be aware that many Tucsonans don't stop at yellow lights. Therefore, if you stop and there is a car following close behind you, they may hit you from the back because they...

  • 6. Arizona's DUI Laws

    Arizona is traditionally known as having the strictest DUI laws in the country. Personally, I've met more people here with DUIs than any other part of the...

  • 7. Apartment Scams

    For any visitors who are coming to Tucson for a more long-term stay, and may want to rent an apartment or house, there are many scams going on....

  • 8. Snow closures?

    Near Tucson is the southernmost ski area in the Northern Hemisphere: at about 9000' near the top of Mount Lemmon in the Santa Catalina Mountains. So, yes, Pima...

  • 9. San Xavier Mission road Indian cemetery

    Do not exit your car to take pictures of the fenced in Indian cemetery on the road entering San Xavier Mission. After pulling over and exiting your car and...

  • 10. Biosphere 2 Reality and Summer

    Although I have Biosphere 2 listed under a must see, there are two bits of information you should be aware of. I have been told that Biosphere 2 is miserable in...

  • 11. Optical zoom versus digital

    Never, ever look at digital zoom whenever you are going to buy a digital camera. Look exclusively at optical zoom. Why?1. using digital zoom in contrast to...

  • 12. Pictures of skyscrapers

    How to take a good picture of a tall skyscraper? Hmm... it's not so easy. Just a few advicesFROM FAR AWAYAs I know the best pictures are taken from far away...

  • 13. Night pictures

    I arrived in Tucson late afternoon. I tried to take pictures at night. But I didn't have a tripod.Keep in mind that a built in flash on most cameras will only...

  • 14. Did I commit a crime in Tucson?

    Wear good glasses, enlarge my picture and look atentively. Can you see the colour of a curb (UK: kerb)? Oh my God, it seems that I parked my car (for a moment...

  • 15. Is this picture better?

    If you took a picture which is too dark or too light you will be able to correct it a little using appropriate software for editing your picture. You must buy a...

  • 16. Is this picture bad?

    It is not so easy to take a good picture either in a sunny day (are they others?) or at sunset/sunrise in Tucson. First of all there are BIG contrasts between...

  • 17. Lightning! A definite hazard....

    Lightning! A definite hazard. Not many people are actually killed by lightning, but lower your chances by not being in wide open spaces or close to power lines...

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