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From Brisbane, Australia to Flagstaff, Arizona via LA and Phoenix is a long haul. We were jet lagged and weary when we collected our hire car and drove into town to a motel. 96 more words


Epic Motorcycle Ride: Day 2

After pretty much the perfect travelers breakfast, day two started out brisk and windy. Windy would be the theme of the day. As I started out on the former Route 66, the winds were only about 20 to 25 mph and the chilly temp was perfect for my leather jacket.The plan for this particular Saturday was to make it to… 1,623 more words


Let's take a drive! - Bluff, Utah

While driving and hiking to/from intriguing ancient ruins, we were constantly treated to amazing scenery all around.  We are after all in southern Utah, known for its dramatic sprawl of red rocks and geological splendor.  928 more words

Where We Have Been

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