The Gonzo Inn
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Gonzo Inn Moab
We decided to treat ourselves to a night at the Gonzo and it was a treat. Great decor; bright, clean, comfortable and luxurious.
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... venue. She was proved right as we didn't like what we saw of Cortez, a sprawling town with large mega stores and no real centre, just a four lane highway through the centre. Mancos on the other hand proved to be a quiet delightful stop over and our motel room all we could want. The manager was most helpful sorting the internet for me, providing a knife for our breakfast melon and generally helping us with our queries. Definitely recommend the Mesa Verde Motel. We had it ...
... so we didn't stay long in the museum but did watch a very good Discovery Channel movie out the front. I liked the museum as a lot of the bones displayed were found in the immediate area.
A short detour was to the Colorado National Monument park to drive the rim of the canyon. This was spectacular red rock formations dropping into gorgeous canyons with views over the valley to Grand Junction. Even better was that we were often the only car ...
... along the edge of the Colorado from Moab to our overnight Resort stop were Spectacular. These were right beside the caoch and towered above us to great heights.
On arrival straight into a Wine tasting with cheese, strawberry's bikkies etc which relaxed one. The winery resort they do reds and some whites from growers in the area. Dinner was out on the deck beside the river.
Fell into ...
... to a multi-streamed torrent cascading down many layers of rocks, this was a stunning landscape created entirely by one rainfall. As we approached the lower levels of the valleys, we saw the Colorado River rushing past the side of the road. The water had turned a dark brown colour and looked for all the world like the river of chocolate in Willy Wonka's factory. It gushed around the river bends, being made deeper and faster by both the rain and the water rushing ...
... The vista are fabulous, or they would be but for the power lines, light poles, billboards, road signs, and overpasses. I know that a lot of this is necessary, but billboards? (Maine outlawed billboards back in the 1960's and has thus provided a much nicer travel experience for millions of people.) I struggled to take photos of the early morning mountains, shrouded in a haze and backlit by the early morning ...