This one was also on my list for a long time: Monument Valley. This Arizona road trip really covers a lot of bucket list items… The scenic driveway is a road according to the plan. Yes, but rather a dirt road.
You only understand how vast and desolate Arizona is when you cross from West to East, from Page to Monument Valley. Grand Canyon to Page is nothing compared to that. Absolute nothingness. Desolate desert with bushes. Cars passing by going somewhere, not sure where.
As it was “on my way” I visited the Navajo National Monument. Not a big park but interesting settlement in a large cave in a steep wall. There were a few other visitors, but not many. I walked the trail towards the outlook of the settlement. There was something weird. I stopped walking. All sounds […]
Yesterday Taylor our guide told us that the morning light is actually better, you get more contrast and more color, especially the blue color. But the morning times are also more busy… I tried my luck and was back at 7 am in front of the gate, together with a bunch of other people.
When you are in Page, you need to go and look at the Horseshoe Bend. Obviously. So, I did. Some say the best sequence of activities in the area is starting with Lower Antelope Canyon in the morning, then go look at Horseshoe Bend and end up at Lake Powel.
Which one to do the Lower or Upper? The upper canyon would give very nice light beams, the lower more colors. OK, I go for colors.
It was on my list for a long time and this year I was able to fit it in: The Grand Canyon. Not sure what to expect and if it would be as “grand” as predicted.
I start my little roadtrip through Arizona in Flagstaff. Arrived late last night, hopping from Chicago through Phoenix, and decided to go and check out down town. Very lively on a Friday evening. Cool bars full of young people, party vehicles, live music in the street. I felt a bit out of place
Baggage Traveling by default means, you are not at home where you have everything you need in the house or close by.
I found this little gem in a neighboring village by accident. By accident, as it popped by on Pinterest while I was browsing iconic things to go and see. In my backyard??
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