Travel Blogs from Flagstaff
We woke to a cold, cloudless sky which was perfect for the run up to the southern Rim of the Grand Canyon. We left earlier and after a glitch with the GPS, we were on the way.
We stopped at Mary's - a bit of an institution here in Flagstaff for breakfast. Then, on the way to the Grand Canyon, one of the natural wonders of the world. It's …
We were all plagued by the sound of the trains last night so were ready to get on the road this morning. It had rained all night but when we left, although it was cool, there was only a few clouds in the sky.
We all looked forward to the sun coming out and warming us up, despite all the gear we had on. We are over 6000 feet up so I suppose …
Flagstaff aan route 66
Vandaag enkele statistieken:
We bevinden ons in het 12e motel/hotel inclusief Duitsland .
We hebben een totale afstand gereden van 3332 km dat is 50 %25 van de totale afstand.
Dag temperaturen varieerde van 41 graden tot 25 graden in de bergen.
De gemiddelde afstand per dag is 333 km.
De deviatie …
We drove to the center of Gallup from our motel on Route 66 and took a short walk all over the area. Gallup is a nice place with great atmosphere. We have never been in Mexico before, but we could swear that Gallup looks pretty similar to any other town in that country. There are a lot of graffitis on buildings which somehow reminds us Belfast in …
... place in the U.S. where four states come together.
The trip down through the Painted Desert was something of a letdown, as the only colors we saw were gray and tan. But it was very interesting to see how vast the country is when you can see for perhaps 100 miles in all directions and all you can see are mesas, buttes, monuments, arroyos, wadis, washes and desert.
We got to Flagstaff fairly early in the afternoon ...