Travel Blogs from Grand Junction
Four Corners National Monument is out in the middle of nowhere. Its a small cement slab surrounded by a few vendors and LOTS of dirt. The sun was hot and the line to take pics on the four corners marker was rather long. I was about to give up and leave, but I knew Shannon would never let me live it down if we did. I will admit that it was entertaining watching all the other tourists posing for silly pictures. Some did the ...
... ride was only about $1.
4. Build up not out. Koreans have nailed the concept of protecting open space and nature by building up (way up) rather than out. People sacrifice a yard and large home in order to keep the hiking areas green and clean.
5. South Koreans are way less concerned about North Korea than we are. People don't seem fazed when there is a new threat from the norther neighbors. When I asked about this, I ...
... should be called "toss into the crevace" (pronounced creh-vahs) ) back to the top and Prime Cut back down to the truck. We threw the bikes in the back, took some pictures of some Virginians and cruised down to Hot Tomato, a biking/dinosaur themed pizza shop. Pesto slice with Cholula hit the spot. A kid across the way kept making pterodactyl noises that his parents barely shrugged at. Spent the evening placing bee escapes in 2 hives that we ...
... we are a third of a mile from the van's AC and more water. There are many people who truly believe life's adventures must end when you have children and those people are truly idiots. They make me sad. Andrew was a trooper leading the way up to Double Arches. There were a lot of people hanging out in the cool shade of the formation. Andrew and I found a rock ledge and took off our hats and rested a good long rest admiring the scenery and massive arch above our ...
... Rockies, taking in Black Rock Canyon, Lake Fork, Gunnison Canyon and Monarch Pass. Also managed to drive by the Continental Divide (again), got to 11,312 ft near the Monarch Scenic Gondola.
Spent the night at Dumas. Lovely phonecall home to grandson Regan for his birthday.
Next morning, another early takeoff. Long day of driving again. Drove through Texas, taking in Amarillo, Wichita Falls, Fort Worth, and ended up at Waco. I must have ...
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