Tales from the Road: Grand Canyon National Park

The final stop on the road home was a bit out of the way – Grand Canyon National Park.  The Grand Canyon is one of those things that is so iconic it was a bit surreal being there.  It (obviously) looks quite a bit like the pictures and images that are so prevalent, but the actual scale of it can’t really be imagined until you are there.  It was a bit out of the way, and the threat of thunderstorms cut our visit a bit short (not to mention that I am not really one for heights anyway, so I wasn’t too keen on hiking or mule-ing my way down into the canyon), so I didn’t really get the “full experience,” but I did enjoy being able to see one of the greatest natural landmarks on Earth.  Definitely something that everyone should see if they have the opportunity.

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The colors, sizes, and shapes of the rocks are amazingly varied.
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You can see the path of the Colorado River as it carves through the rock.
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Can you see the people?
They are a lot braver than I am…
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Grand Canyon!
That’s pretty much it as far as exciting places I got to visit on my trip.  Well, aside from the New Mexico fabric stores (of course).  Stay tuned for my upcoming post about my New Mexico fabric finds!

2 thoughts on “Tales from the Road: Grand Canyon National Park

  1. You are so right about the scale and needing to see it in person. I was there in 1998 (so long ago already!) and thought the same thing. Pictures just don't do it justice. I long to go back.

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