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... Water and Kayenta before arriving at the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.
On the way the landscape changed from red sandstone to pink rock cliffs, and in places, coral pink sand desert. As we left the settlement of Kayenta the massive red and orange sand stone buttes of Monument Valley loomed up in front of us.
Monument Valley itself straddles the states of Arizona and Utah, but from such state boarders do not apply since the Navajo Nation ...
We've always wanted to see this place and the views. Seen lots of photos online but never live. So.....
We came here around 7:30 in the morning after visiting Monument Valley (which will be in the next entry). It was around 38 degrees, windy and snowing on us but the views are spectacular. We ...
... NV – We relax for probably 6 of the 10
days we were here. A week of jeeping can sure take it out of you :0 We did fit
in some site seeing in between chair lounging. Hoover Dam (pretty cool), Red
Rock Canyon (a little disappointing) and Valley of Fire State Park (oh…..the
color, you can understand how it got its name). We had dinner on Fremont Street.
I could sit for hours and people watch. My sister and I saw Menopause the
So made our way around Monument Valley. Breathtaking views all the way around! We played location spotting for movies such as Back to the Future 3, Forrest Gump, Thelma & Louise and a heap of John Wayne films. The round trip was takes around 2 hours of bumping around the red dirt terrain. It was very funny to watch the people in a hire car, most bouncing around not really caring about their tyres, body or axels. Completely different to those in their own non-SUVs, who were crawling ...
... with his petrified tree and rock crystal he is going to
Back on the road and a real grind of a drive to Grand Canyon.
Light relief was driving through:
Mexican hat -see balancing rock photo looking like Mexican sombrero.
Monument Valley road - Eagles blaring on the car stereo
Monument Valley Park - every Wild West film Papa Jim ever loved. John Wayne photos and memorabilia everywhere. See The Mittens