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... and we can see Winslow from here. It is quiet; until the coyotes start to yip for their hunting party to start looking for dinner.
Today we seem to be getting rained out. Not a torrential down pour (Arizona only get 6”-9” of rain a year!) but enough to keep us inside. So we play some cards, watch some TV, straighten up a bit and watch the rain.
Still overcast but we head into Winslow ...
... enjoyed seeing the old truck in the lot and more old cars in the car dealership next door.
After lunch, Cheryl took over the driving and it was a smooth, beautiful ride. We were once again in the magical Kaibab Forest, passing Williams and the exits for the Grand Canyon. Now we’ve really come full circle. How nice it would be to detour and linger here for a bit longer, but home is calling. Mark thought about stopping at ...
We woke early amongst all of the wet clothing and bedding resulting from the previous nights down pour. A lesson was learned - N E V E R go out with the RV skylights open! It was a fine morning so I hung a lot of it out side to try and get it dry before our departure.
We packed up, checked out and drove the RV the few hundred yards into the centre of Williams. We randomly selected one of the many diners doing breakfast (happy with the choice, awesome nosh) then did some ...
... ground, I admit to not being totally sold on the visit but was assured it would be fantastic to see and learn about how a meteor hit Earth 50000 years ago. Hubs told me he had wanted to visit since he was ten years old so had to be done. It was fascinating. Americans do Visitors Centres so well and yes, there was an enormous hole in the ground and the museum and ...
... The building is a converted trading post from the late 1800s. It was the only trading post that the Native Americans were permitted to do any trade.
Winslow is famous for the Eagles song 'Take It Easy', released in the early 1970s. So of course we searched out the famous corner and stood on it. There were many Eagles souvenir stores, sort of the Eagles equivalent of the Elvis Presley ...