What we thought to be the quiet little town of Page turned out to be extremely busy! We almost didn’t get a room for the night. Every hotel in town was booked solid except for a Travelodge with two very stressed out front desk attendants and a very long line in the lobby. Page sits […]
Grand Canyon, South Rim & Village – Arizona We’ve found a wonder! After exploring the Sunset Crater area, we made our way to The Grand Canyon later that afternoon. You know you are going to see a canyon and you can speculate on how gargantuan it actually is in person, but the first sight of… Read More The Grand Canyon – Arizona
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument As we make our way from Sedona, north to the Grand Canyon, we take a slight detour to visit the Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. The park service says between 1040 and 1100 the surrounding area was inhabited by farmers known to archeologists as the Sinagua people. These people witnessed… Read More Sunset Crater N.M. – Arizona
Sedona, Arizona – March 2017 Woke up this morning to the best nights sleep I’ve had in my conscious memory. WIN! Nothing like arriving in the dark and waking up in the morning to these views. The area of Sedona is known at the Healing Vortex. While the whole area is considered to be very… Read More Sedona & The Healing Vortex
We had a few campsites we were looking forward to visiting in Arizona, but due to the delay with repairs to the Jeep we reluctantly had to cancel some and reschedule the one site we could. Can’t keep us down long… Next stop, Sedona! After a long morning of waiting for repairs to be done… Read More The Sedona Chapter: PT 1
Somewhere around 3 weeks in we find ourselves in Durango, CO for a break from driving and a bit of herbal refreshment. We got were set to leave early day 2 and the universe had other plans. The check engine light came on. (EEK!) We spent a fair bit of effort preparing for what might… Read More Relaxing Pit Stop in Durango, Or…..
On the way to Chaco Culture National Historical Park from Taos, NM. We took the slightly longer route through the Carson National Forest. In Tierra Amarilla we crossed the El Vado Dam. The road across the dam was one lane and dirt. Cross with care. left view right… Read More Camp at Chaco Culture NHP
3.19.17 We crossed the border into New Mexico this morning and decided to stop in Carlsbad at the caverns. The weather in southern New Mexico was very hot. We walked around in the visitor center a little bit to check it out, but couldn’t tour the caverns this time because of Devlin. Leaving an animal… Read More TO ROSWELL and BEYOND!
3.18.17 Penny’s Diner in Apline, TX provided a warm breakfast after camping in Marathon. With full bellies and coffee to go we pushed on to what we thought would be our last day in Texas. Getting out of Texas has proven more difficult than we thought. Good thing we had fun! Thanks to the recommendation… Read More Even MORE Texas…