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... roots out to their final destination - the Mississippi down from Canada, Rio Grande across Texas and up into New Mexico, Colorado River from Colorado through the Grand canyon and out to Mexico. I took a route along the Eagle River as it cut through the mountains leading to Grand Junction. An incredible route with shear walls of stone, a raging river and white capped mountains. I stayed overnight in Grand Junction.
... by 40 miles (121 by 64 km), consists of a giant dome-shaped anticline of sandstone, shale, and limestone that was pushed up during the Paleocene Laramide Orogeny 40-60 million years ago. Since that time, infrequent but powerful flash floods have eroded the sedimentary rocks into numerous valleys, canyons, gorges and buttes. Part of the Swell has geographic features that resemble the planet Mars.
Stopped for the night ...
... blowing although nothing special to mention, the miles ticked away and the Beast gulped fuel as per usual. Our plans for Grand Junction included fossil hunting and driving the Colorado National Monument road; a scenic road atop the lifted canyon walls with amazing views. Halfway up the canyon our vehicle decided it wanted to leak coolant but fortunately only an old radiator cap needed replacing and pumped for attempt 2 we set off, albeit 2 hours later ...
... after 7am & by 8am we were back on the California Zepher Amtrak to make our way to Grand Junction. This time we were in coach but the seats are comfy, recline, you get a foot rest & plenty of leg room, puts our trains to shame!! Plus the Amtrak staff are really jolly & friendly instead of the generally sour faced staff on our trains!! The views on this journey were breathtaking, visually gorgeous. ...
... plans and a hot shower to melt all the honey and beeswax.
It rained. I wrote. We cleaned up the ropes and finished up filtering the last of the honey from Friday. Making a few beeswax candles is tougher than you think. The nice thing is that when a nincompoop novice (like myself) mangles the sculpted door on one of the cute little waxen hives, you can just melt it all down and start over. Yes, that is exactly ...
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