SpringHill Suites Grand Junction Downtown / Historic Main St
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Our plane landed in Grand Junction ahead of schedule. Once the plane arrived at the gate, we had to wait for our carry-on bags to be delivered to the jetway. Since we did not check any luggage, we strolled right out of the airport to the waiting vehicle.
It was nice to be in Colorado ...
... I met some folks and found ou the loop w all the way back into Moab so I decided to drive a few more miles and then turn around.
When I made my Uturn I under estimated the pitch of the road and the effect of the extra weight on the bike and the bike tipped and I could not correct it once the 650 pounds decided it was going down. ****. The bike went down. I was not hurt . . . ...
... salt bed. Water, ice, extreme temperatures and underground movement caused incredible formations of towering spires, pinnacles and balanced rocks to be formed. The arches themselves were formed from erosion and weathering.
We didn't care how they got here. We just loved being among them.
We walked to Sand Dune Arch through mounds of red sand and ate our picnic lunch at Balanced Rock. ...
... me of how blessed we are to live in Sedona.
I passed up an opportunity to stop for gas at Kayenta thinking that it would be priced lower in Utah. Big mistake there! It cost me almost .40 per gallon more at Monticello. We did stop at mile marker 13 to shoot the classic Monument Valley road photo. There was no traffic so I could take a few minutes to get it right. We drove on and went right through Moab, waving and saying hi to some of our favorite ...
... 1940 Ford Sedan Deluxe was a real eye-catcher too. The lines seem to be so classic. Like all of the other vehicles, this $25,000 car was polished to a mirror finish.
Next was the 2008 Dodge Viper Hurst at around $76,000. This is another of those extreme muscle cars. It is a beautiful car, but as I get older I have to wonder if I could possibly get in and out of such a low-slung car. I don't know, I guess if I ...
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