Monthly Archives: December 2012

Flagstaff to Sedona

We woke up this morning to a fresh snowfall, which made the trip from Flagstaff to Sedona particularly beautiful.The switchback road down the mountain dropped us from an altitude of six thousand feet to three thousand in the space of … Continue reading

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Flagstaff–Canyon–no, Flagstaff

Just a short post today—which is too bad, in a way, since we have good internet service here in Flagstaff, the first in days. But the day hasn’t been much to write about. As seems to be the pattern, we … Continue reading

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“Mystery Valley”

A room with a view. Seriously. This is the view out our motel window at sunset. We chose this motel because it was a lot cheaper than the one with the good views!! Another fine day…beginning with a jeep tour … Continue reading

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Monument Valley

NOTE: It is late at night and I don’t have the energy to fiddle with the strange way text is mixing with the photos at the end. GRRRR ———————————————– This morning began like most mornings on this trip. I woke … Continue reading

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To Tuba City

A quick post after a quiet day. We left Chinle and headed southwest, changing our route to accommodate the weather. We knew this four-corners area would be somewhat iffy in late December, and it’s proven to be. We travelled only … Continue reading

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Canyon de Chelly

Blue sky, white snow, red cliffs. A gorgeous day. Our guide to Canyon de Chelly (pronounced Che) was Timothy, whose family has lived here “forever” and who was raised by his grandparents, speaking only the Navajo language until he went … Continue reading

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Christmas on the Road

What a wonderful Christmas! We decided to drive hard for one more day to get us into “destination zone”—ie, Arizona. Instead of a two-hour drive to Albuquerque, we drove more like six hours to Clinle, AZ—right next to Canyon de … Continue reading

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