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... some of the earliest Mormon settlers. After a great lunch of Navaho fried bread tacos and a beef sandwich, we headed back to Bluff to visit their re-constructed Mormon settlement.
We were blown away. First of all, one of the volunteers (all seniors) was a direct descendent of the original settlers. Mormons had moved to northern Utah (Salt Lake City) around 1847 after being driven out of ...
... ve notice a lot of churches along the way, Native American beliefs are mainly spiritually-based but Roman Catholicism was introduced by the conquering Spanish and there are also some Protestant denominations present too. Now that we have crossed into Utah the region here of course is mainly Mormon.
So, back to today.
Leaving Chinle about 8.15am we drove up towards the northern limits of the Navajo Nation passing through the settlements of Round ...
... coach' starring John Wayne. The rock formations standing there are called buttes and they are amazing. Arches national park is also beautiful. The name sort of gives it away . It has about 200 natural arches which took millions of years in the making. We only saw about 10 while driving through the park, but were still amazed by what we saw. Great two ...
... came into this world. Kachina is named for rock art on the bridge that resembles symbols commonly used on kachina dolls. Owachomo means "rock mound," a feature atop the bridge's east abutment.http://www.nps.gov/nabr/learn/ historyculture/index.htm
Biological soil crust is a living groundcover that forms the foundation of plant life ...
... after our granddaughter (12/7) and daughters (12/9) birthdays). We
also wanted to spend some time with Kathy (she has cancer) and Greg, Rusty’s
sister and brother-in-law in Santa Cruz (12/1&2). Tuesday, we were on our
way home from their house and got a phone call that Rusty’s mom fell and was in
the hospital in coma. He had just talked to her a couple of hours before. We
got home and got him a flight to Omaha NE the next day (now ...