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Very good breakfast; clean, comfortable room, reasonable place to stay
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We got up at 6 this morning, ate breakfast, and were on the road at 7, once again following the philosophy that early tourism is better, especially in the desert southwest in the summer (beat the heat, beat the crowds)! It's been running above 100F every day since Monterey.
When we got to the park, we looked at the visitor's center (not …
We stopped to look around the gift shop at the south exit and I purchased some fossil wood for my collection, then after polishing off an ice cream cone and looking around the ranger station and museum we exited the park.
As we exited the park we could see two roadside rock shops on either side of the road, and stopped to take a look. The first shop we went into contained several very large petrified wood specimens, as big as any modern day large tree stump, ...
... Mexico specialty: hot sauce. Not the stuff you get in Sainsbury's, and a far cry from a bit of sweet chilli sauce. This stuff is home-brew dynamite, made from habaneros and ghost chillies, and a mere sniff is enough to burn the nostrils and explode the tongue. They come in a variety of names, most following a theme: Pain 100%, Colon Cleaner, Ass Reaper, Rectal Revenge...you get the picture!! These are not for the weak-hearted. We bought an Ass Reaper (for Debs ...
... ever heard of the dinosaurs that were mentioned, which surprised me because I taught second grade where I had to learn more about dinosaurs than I thought possible to teach science! They were vicious looking creatures.
We enjoyed touring the Painted Desert Inn Museum that was built by Herbert David Lore in 1920 and served as a respite for travelers along Route 66. In 1935 the National Park Service purchased the inn ...
... down on some turkey sandwiches, and headed out. Back 20 miles to the national park.
The painted desert and petrified forest are part of the same national park and $10 for the car will get you in. The drive is 27 miles and there are stops along the way for photo ops. I must say, the painted desert is much more impressive from this view. It really does seem to change color as you see it from different angles. The ...