Morris' Last Resort
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... backbone of the USA. One again our height continues to be between 5,000 to 7,000 feet all the way along the journey. It's so hard to understand the baseline heights for our trip being so high; no wonder we are on Mountain Time! The closer we got to Moab the landscape changed quickly to desert and the familiar sand stone mesas, buttes and spires.
Moab is a busy activity centre for the region. Hunting, camping, hiking, canoeing, 4x4 trips and helicopter ...
... level valley floor" ) As we rode we questioned how were these rock formations made - is it wind, rain and water (we have not seen much)? Maybe google can help us answer the questions. There has definitely been much layering of material when the rock/ground was first formed, and apparently the cliffs were once part of a coastal complex. Where did the ocean go?
After joining 261 we soon encountered The Moki Dugway. A ...
... in the cool shade. It is amazing how cool the stones are when the sun is not on
them! This is a nice respite from the heat. You actually feel all alone here
and the quiet is great. This park has some amazing views and neat formations
but I think I’m getting a little tired of rocks. I think I need some trees and
deer instead of rocks and lizards.
We head back to the motorhome and I get some knitting done.
Landscape Arch is the longest arch measuring 306 feet base to base and is probably the most vulnerable. In 1991 a huge slab of the arch cracked and fell from the underside leaving what remains today, an arch literally hanging by a thread. But it's this that makes it stand out from the rest and delicately beautiful!
We saw this arch during a 2 hour ...
... to mention in an earlier entry is that Johns Baggelly and Dawson had a run in with Buford T. Justice in the Big Bend national park on Sunday - the former was fined $175 for crossing the centre line by four inches (even though there was no other traffic about), and when John Dawson stopped to wait for him, he was fined $150 for not pulling completely off the road! Where is Burt Reynolds when you need him?