Courtyard by Marriott Grand Junction
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... river. We even saw a few corn fields.
As we moved east, the landscape changed several times, from arid desert floors with yellow grass and sparse plant life, to mesas of purple and gold and orange and tan and finally we began to see the Rockies off in the distance, in a haze caused by the 91 degree temperatures. We landed in Grand Junction around 4 PM and checked into our hotel. Tomorrow we will visit the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National ...
The push north was mostly desert. And I was at this stage sick of the desert and wanted to get clear and into the mountains. The desert landscape changed shape several times but the constant was the brittle cliffs that were off in the distance or high above me. Sometimes they would be smooth red rock formations that had been weathered by wind and rain. Mostly this was Indian land so there was shanty towns all along the ...
... loop stopping at all the viewpoints. We then went o the Grand Viewpoint at Canyonlands NP where we got some grand views from the edge of the cliffs. That evening we drove the River Road ad made it to Amy's brother's and mom's place for dinner and a nice ...
... powered up, we hit the road fir our adventure. I planned to stay a couple hours, but Moab kidnapped us with it's adventure and mystery until dark. Last time we visited Moab was in 2007, before Andrew. It was hot. I remember wearing a wet scarf around my neck to protect it from the scorching desert sun. I also remember a woman complaining in a restaurant that the fish in the high plateau desert wasn't fresh enough. The town is tight and caters to mountain ...
... of this amazing world as I can. It simply is a drug. The more I see, the more I desire to see more. I can't get enough.
From a young age, every trip that I have ever gone on, I have kept a written journal of my experiences. A new goal may be to completely transfer these written journals to this blog. How amazing would it be to use this site as a means to create one unified record of my life's adventures? I'd hope ...
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