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Monument Valley

Then we were in the Navajo Nation…

Love the way the Navajo (known to its own speakers as Diné) built the View Hotel to blend into the land so as not to detract from the beauty of the land around it. 198 more words


Frontier Fun

The next day, we said goodbye to Monument Valley and drove north on Hwy 163.

Our destination for the evening was Cortez, CO.

For us, though, it’s really not about getting from here to there.  348 more words


Valley Of The Gods (Utah) in Winter

Southeast Utah’s Valley Of The Gods is a portion of the San Juan River Valley just east of the hamlet of Mexican Hat. The portion called “Valley Of The Gods” is an area of red buttes and red dirt valley floor that is drained by Cedar Mesa’s Lime Creek, as well as a whole lot of other unnamed washes. 403 more words


Monument Valley and Around

Monument Valley is arguably one of the most famous landscapes in the American Southwest. After watching Forrest Gump, I knew a snapshot of the epic stretch of road leading up into the valley was obligatory. 786 more words


Desert Camping in Utah

Drive on US 163 heading north through Monument Valley and it feels like you are in a Western. It is difficult to appreciate the space and colossal rock formations from a picture. 182 more words


aerial views

For the last couple weeks I’ve been In Colorado looking after my ailing dad.  While I was there and on the drive back to Tucson I was able to take some ‘me’ time.   320 more words