Mountain Haven Inn
Travel Blogs from Pinetop
... shocking! We saw bucking bronchos, bull riding, barrell racing, team roping and tie down roping. It was an experience, although when a kind American explained how they got the horses to buck I wasn't very happy. It involved a strap around a delicate area of the horses anatomy...ouch!
Because of the rain we didn't stay for the dance party afterwards, much to Abigail and Oliver's relief, no embarrassing parent moments...phew. However Charles did finally buy his cowboy ...
... new horses. Oliver was with Dusty and I had Pacos. From very early on we worked out there was some sort of grudge between Boots and Dusty as Abigail tried to overtake Oliver Dusty would take a nip at Boots or just push his way I front, whilst Oliver sat on top and tried his best to gain some control. Rose took her place up front with Dean, our guide, on Bullseye. Pacos and I slotted in wherever there was a gap. We rode up into higher meadows amongst pine trees and across meadows of ...
... archer and good with the BB guns too. Canoeing was OK but we were all expecting to do it down a river but disappointingly it was on the small trout pond where we did the fly fishing.
Abi & Oli went to the hot tub at 6pm and Charles went for a run. I got some peace and quiet on my own for an hour.
It really is a beautiful place here, everyone is so friendly and can't do enough for you.
Our day started very early with sunrise in Monument Valley Tribal Park, Utah. It was beautiful and very surreal when a Navajo Indian sang amongst the mountain backdrop with amazing natural acoustics.
Breakfast was very typical continental affair, a bit disappointing with fruit loops and tropic anna orange on the menu but we were very grateful for 'normal' food. A short final jeep ride returned us tour car. We were tired, sandy and a little bit smelly but ...
... for the negative impact of society’s beauty standards.
High heels may also be wonderful things, nevertheless the truth is they often
restrict movement and circulation (as well as the circulation inside your feet
affects it throughout the rest of your body), posture, of course, if used
inappropriately, can lead to health problems which could relegate that you
Dansko-land later in everyday life. ...