Travel Blogs from Holbrook
... littered with fallen trees. Periodic flooding buried the logs beneath layers of silt. over time, silica-laden waters filtered through these deposits and petrified the wood by encasing the trees' organic material with minerals."
The plack continues to explain what the different colors mean: "Iron oxides give petrified wood its distinctive red, yellow, and orange hues; manganese oxides produce ...
... Arizona does not observe daylight savings time, so, when we enter Arizona we will gain another hour! Sure enough, at 5:10 PM we enter Arizona...check out the cell phones, and voila!, it's 4:10! So today, we gained 2 hours...which is super fun! Until we lose it on our way home.
We arrive in Holbrook at 5:30 (Arizona time). It's looking like a storm, so the temperature is dropping...in the cool 80s. The host at the front desk is ...
... I sat in the desert sun for awhile, showered and did the laundry. Nice facilities here and reasonably priced.
I dined later on Andouille sausage, corn and some seven-grain bread.
No sunset this evening due to the oblaka...clouds to you civilians.
I'll move tomorrow to the Homolovi Indian Ruins State Park, which is near Wnslow. You do know the song? I'll try to upload it, just in case.
Take care, keep in touch and...
Well the story of the next few days is a bit of a flop. Welcome to sunny Arizona - not. We reached the Grand Canyon only to be told at the entrance gate that there is a storm coming for the next 3 days! Up to 20 inches of snow expected. What - snow - there is no snow in sight yet! Anyway we did the Desert View Rd section of the South Rim stopping at every look out - running out and getting some photos before heading back in to the car where it was ...
Not freezing this morning in the car, but it wasn't exactly warm either. Still, got a decent amount of sleep and didn't wake up until gone 6am. We hit a McDonald's about an hour away and got our internet scan on.
The way we're driving now we could be at the Airport tomorrow, and in trying to escape the cold we've really put a lot of miles between us and Colorado. We could hang around New Mexico a ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed