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Wupatki National Monument in Flagstaff, Arizona

The start of another great adventure at Wupatki National Monument in Flagstaff, Arizona. We’re Yellowstone bound this time! 13 more words


Wupatki National Monument

During our spring trek to Northern Arizona, we stopped by the Wupatki National Monument, a well-known Native American ruins. It is one of several sites preserving pueblos, ancient villages, and was once habited by the Anasazi and Sinagua Indians in the 12th & 13th century. 111 more words


Arizona Adventures - Northern Exposure!

This post covers my Mom’s whirlwind visit to Arizona (before our Hawaii trip!) and includes the following destinations:

  • Sedona – Sat 4/2-Sun 4/3
  • Grand Canyon – Sun 4/3 – Mon 4/4…
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Wupatki National Monument

Following the eruption of Sunset Volcano in the 11th century, thousands of prehistoric people came to settle on the high plains north of modern Flagstaff immediately surrounding the 1,000-foot cinder cone. 840 more words


Days Eight and Nine: The Grand Canyon (1975)

The Grand Canyon

Day Eight (Sept. 1, 1975) was dedicated to touring Arizona’s Grand Canyon, carved by the Colorado River and its tributaries  as well as mass erosion over the last 17 million years. 602 more words


Wupatki National Monument

I (sort of) cheated and I didn’t even feel guilty about it.

I recently just got back from a wonderful trip to Colorado where we spent three glorious days snowboarding the slopes of Purgatory and Wolf Creek.  545 more words


Wupatki National Monument - Gallup, New Mexico - Saturday October 3, 2015

Friday I got out and took some wildlife pictures.

This guy was directing traffic.

This guy was in charge of everyone on the north side of the hill. 173 more words