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It is my (Dolly) turn to write on this here blog. When finding a place to stay for the night, to me it is all about the bathrooms. Jan saying the last place we stayed at the AOK campground in Tucumcari, was beyond it's prime, is quite the understatement. The bathroom was room #4. (They also have apartments there). Seeing the bright pink door was scary. The bathroom was just 1 toilet, sink and shower. Plywood was covering the window. It always took ...
We were up and out of our camp by 8:30. The goal was to get out early so we could do a little more touring in the canyon. We drove to the eastern side of the South Rim and saw Grandview Point, Lipan Point and Desert View. Each of these viewpoints was wonderful especially in the morning sun lighting them up as you can see in the pictures below.
Desert View is particularly interesting as it includes a watchtower designed by Mary Colter. This is the ...
... and exclaiming, "You should see it, the streets are flooded...This guy came zooming down the street and the water flew up like a giant wave and soaked me...I'm done, that's it"! Well we'll see...I know my wife...I bet it's not over yet.
Update: It wasn't over...I went with her! After, we had a very nice supper at a quaint Mexican resturant!
Odometer Reading today: 59,973
Miles traveled to date: 3,328
Took the day off from diving and went to the main land. Rode a boat for an hour to Belize City. Caught a bus for an hour ride to the New River. Caught another boat for an hour ride to Lamenai Mayan ruins. Pretty Impressive. Too many Mosquitos to enjoy very much. Reverse the boat, bus, boat rides for our way home to Ambergris Key to our dive resort. Don't need t do that ...
... who is being left out of a tropical vaca to go to school in hot windy desert environment. I did make it to the liquor store after reading promising stories about stuffing all the mini alcohol you can in the quart sized bags. Gin for me with some lemon liquor and rum and baileys for ...
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