Travel Blogs from Monument Valley, United States

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Monument Valley and Navajoe Indians, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley and Navajoe Indians

A travel blog entry by allmans

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Drove to Monument Valley today. it was very majestic. The rock formations were formed by lava coming up through the sea and cooling. No photograph will do justice to what me and Neil saw, but I will put some in later so you have a rough idea. A ...

John Wayne Country, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

John Wayne Country

A travel blog entry by c_villa

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... to catch the sunset and take a glimpse of the valley under the moonlight. We stayed in Gouldings Lodge right outside Monument Valley.  Apparently this lodge has been around since the early 1900s and has been offering tours since then, even before ...

Monumentally bad decision!, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monumentally bad decision!

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour

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Monument valley next and it wasn't too long of a driving day. We were set to camp as a group of 5 as there was an optional activity of a sleepover in the valley with the Navajo native Americans so the rest of the group were in there. The tour is costing ...

Auf dem Spielplatz der Götter, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Auf dem Spielplatz der Götter

A travel blog entry by v_f

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... en hier in kleinen Familienpueblos. Nach einer Umsiedlung auf Neumexiko durch die Kolonialisten, ist es ihnen heute wieder erlaubt, im Monument Valley zu residieren. Alle dreissig (!) Firmen, die Touren ins Gebiet realisieren, sind auch in der Hand der ...

Visiting Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Visiting Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by leeandal

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We can't believe this land. We left Lake Powell this morning and headed for Monument Valley. Knowing this was once a plateau under an inland ocean is mind boggling. Every once in awhile we spotted a mesa that appeared to identify what was once the ...

De red stadig..........., Monument Valley, United States travel blog

De red stadig...........

A travel blog entry by hefto

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A man's gotta do what a man's gotta do..., Monument Valley, United States travel blog

A man's gotta do what a man's gotta do...

A travel blog entry by ruckzuckurlaub

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... Valley für den öffentlichen Verkehr gesperrt sind. Wir sind gespannt… Übirgens: das Gebiet der Navajo Indianer (Monument Valley, Kayenta etc.) sind sogenanntes Dry County. Hier darf kein Alkohol verkauft werden. Wer also den grandiosen Ausblick ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley and Escalante, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by sueandrich

... microwave and a bathroom with a shower. It was tiny tiny, amazing they could fit all that stuff in. We set off from Monument Valley for Bryce Canyon National park and we were just astounded by the large scale scenery. It is the most beautiful place ...

23rd July - Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

23rd July - Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by harmer56

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... . On Indian reservations they have the right to make their own laws, so I guess they just forgot to include any regarding auto safety! Monument Valley is in the middle of the desert and as you would expect, it was bloody hot! Along the way the buses ...

Journey to Monument Valley, Jeep drive & tacos, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Journey to Monument Valley, Jeep drive & tacos

A travel blog entry by whernside

... complex of buttes and mesa's which from the valley. The campground was brilliantly located, amongst typical red sandstone and mud stone cliffs, Monument Valley visible in the distance. We set up camp and then had about an hour to kill before we had to be ...

Stick To The Right, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Stick To The Right

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... .  We visited a typical Native American house, saw a weaving demonstration and admired the remarkable rock formations of Monument Valley which appear to emerge from nowhere.  Several million years of erosion have shaped some brilliant natural ...

Monument Valley and Lake Powell, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley and Lake Powell

A travel blog entry by rowan-blackmore

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The next day we said goodbye to our friends, packed up and headed to Monument Valley! On the way drove down that piece of road that Forrest Gump stops running on, where you can see the Valley in the background. Of course we had to get out and take photos ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by cusan

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... the summer, heavy snow in the winter, miles from anywhere, and little money. Got to be tough! We carried on from Bluff, and onto Monument Valley. In the far distance we could see the sky getting darker and darker in one area. We could see it was a real ...

Grand Canyon and Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Grand Canyon and Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

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... the monuments - very exciting! All the villages and towns that we passed near to the valley all appeared relatively poor. Monument Valley is the homeland of the Navajo people and some people actually live in the valley itself near to the monuments. For ...

The Valley of the Rocks, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

The Valley of the Rocks

A travel blog entry by jennydavey

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... sky, their fire red colour (from exposed iron oxide) punching out brilliantly against a bluebird sky. We hadn't heard of Monument Valley until our good friend Paula – quite the adventuresome traveler herself – advised us to drive through ...

Monument Valley : 17 miles, 3 heures de route̷, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley : 17 miles, 3 heures de route̷

A travel blog entry by roadtripusa2010

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... parcs nationaux, nous savions qu'il ne couvrait pas l’entrée dans les parcs gérés par les Indiens. En arrivant ŕ Monument Valley nous savions donc que nous devrions payer l’entrée : 5$ par personne (tant pis pour les familles ...

Navajo Spirit, Living Desert, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Navajo Spirit, Living Desert

A travel blog entry by musictechqueen

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... Mexico. It is the largest land area assigned primarily to a Native American jurisdiction within the United States and is home to over 170,000 people. Monument Valley, known for its unique cluster of vast sandstone buttes (the largest ...

A monumental view, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

A monumental view

A travel blog entry by rachandstu

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... rise which was beautiful. We then packed up and set off to get up close and personal with the formations. Monument Valley is a huge expanse of desert with giant sandstone formations towering above creating a dramatic landscape. The formations have names ...

Where......, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Where......

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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What can I say? Didn't get to see much of it...... Drove from The Grand Canyon to Monument Valley, more rocks and outstanding views.... I have to say I didn't see much of it.... we stopped for food (lots of stray dogs and homeless people) was offered CD's ...

Further into the galaxy, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Further into the galaxy

A travel blog entry by robandemma

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... gold and brown and the sunlight creeps through cracks producing the most amazing patterns. Soon we were back in the car heading to Monument Valley the famous setting for many a Western. It is dramatic but to a certain extent if you have already seen ...

Mystical Monument Valley, Goulding, United States travel blog

Mystical Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by jimandlaura

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20/10/2009 - We left Canyon de Chelly and headed north to Monument Valley, a region of the Colorado Plateau that crosses the Arizona/Utah border and is characterised by iconic, red, sandstone formations (buttes) that rise up over 1000ft from the ...

El Capitan finds his spiritual home., Monument Valley, United States travel blog

El Capitan finds his spiritual home.

A travel blog entry by gary_cailin

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So it was Adiós once again to Zachariah, and off into the Wild West, this time towards Monument Valley and the Grand Canyon.  Zach had showed me on the map a little road to take if I had the time because the scenery was ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by stiphu

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Ausflug zum Monument ...

Gran Canyon / Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Gran Canyon / Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by pajas

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... 8 years ago to go to the North Rim of the Canyon and so I drive to the highlight og my USA Mainland crossing: The Monument Valley. Just before I build up the tent I drive the very rough Monument Valley Drive with all equipment on the back and all around ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by craigandnat

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... . When we started to make our way out of town the next morning we discovered that we were only five minutes down the road from Monument Valley.  There was no mention of it on our road atlas, I guess because it was on an Indian reserve.  The only ...

Beano character is 800 year old petroglyph shock, Petroglyph National Monument, United States travel blog

Beano character is 800 year old petroglyph shock

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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... get to El Malpais I knew I needed to see something other than the inside of my hotel room so I made for the Petroglyph national monument. This was my first national monument of the trip to go with my 7 national parks and my 4 state parks – not that ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by natandcraig

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... we spent a night in a motel and then headed out the next day, only to discover that we were virtually next door to Monument Valley. We hadn't even planned on visiting this place...and it was only when we spotted some pictures on a postcard in the ...

Day 37/38 Monument Valley / Cabalgando en el Oeste, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Day 37/38 Monument Valley / Cabalgando en el Oeste

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot

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... Virginia (?) i la Nació Índia més gran dels Estats Units. Amb la nostra caravana "Belaggio – confort total" arribem a Monument Valley després de conduir unes 3 hores.    Monument Valley és impressionant i tots vosaltres el coneixeu ...

Stage 7 - Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Stage 7 - Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by daveharris

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... the Dodge and headed through Arizona and then north into Utah where we had made a reservation at the View hotel which overlooks Monument Valley.   After we checked in to our rooms which had balconies that overlooked monument valley we went off to get ...

Monument Valley, Monument Valley, United States travel blog

Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by harryandnorah

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... desert with high mountains at the side of the valley slowly opening up into single, enormous monoliths. We were at the head of 'Monument valley', the home of many of the cowboy movies (and others - 'Thelma and Louise') that we've seen over the ...

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