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We left Flagstaff in enough time to ensure we could see two amazing sites, the Petrified Forest Trail and the Painted Desert. We managed to see a few attractions on the way such as Jack Rabbit (largest poster board on route 66!) and it didn't disappoint. We went into the shop and bought a t-shirt and Simon managed to grab a fridge magnet.
... lava 200 million years ago and now exposed as agate-type "rocks").
Our last adventure of the day was checking into Wigwams #10 & 11, finding out that they were actually pretty comfortable tho small. Dinner was diner food at "Joe and Aggies" where we learned of the town's connection to the movie CARS (and had a DQ!). Lots of Route 66 places and items and claims to fame around this town! ...
... br> Our destination here is the Petrified Forest NP where we have spent the whole day seeing and walking great and varied sights:Painted Desert, Badlands and 1000's of petrified trees.The temperature has dropped below 100 thank goodness.
Off tomorrow to Winslow Arizona, maybe then we shall stop singing the damned song.
The van is sooo comfy and spacious and everything seems to work. It looks great too.
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Homolovi Ruins State Park, Winslow, Arizona is actually on the Hopi Indian Reservation near Winslow, Arizona. In the 14th century an ancient people made a home along the Little Colorado River. These people were called the Hisat'sinom, but are known to archaeologists as the Anasazi. There are four building sites along the Colorado River, but only two are open to the public. Some excavation has been done at the sites, but much remains under ...
... made us wonder why Holbrook didn't have any since they always had a strong wind. They could have produced enough electricity for Las Vegas.
Fort Apache is on Apache Reservation land and surprising it did not have a wall around it when it was built and contains an original log cabin and some of the original buildings and some of them renovated.
We then went down the road to Kinishba ruins which is the remains of a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGlobetrotter Lodge Holbrook
Outstanding location with excellent service and the rooms are lovely and homely. Amazing breakfast
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