Gate Guarding

Gate Guarding

Sunday, May 1, 2011

The Painted Desert and The Petrified Forest & Dinner with John & Sandy

On Saturday, we were up and out the door on our way to the Painted Desert/Petrified Forest. We stopped at the Visitor’s Center and looked around. We also took in the film.

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We got back in the truck and started out 28 mile trip through the Park….

The views were amazing…I’ll just let some photos tell the story…

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and this is called Newspaper Rock…there are lots of Pictographs on this rock..enlarge the photos to see them better…

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and then we were off again…

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lots of petrified wood laying around everywhere.

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It was a wonderful afternoon. We got back to Holbrook and went to pick up John & Sandy for dinner at Romo’s Mexican Restaurant…..yummy, the food was wonderful!

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Didn’t get any photos of all of us together.

Today has been a day of catching up on our blog and getting things ready to travel tomorrow. John, Sandy, and Koko stopped by to visit and we had our goodbye hugs.

We are going to Tijeras, NM for an overnight stay. Keith & Donna will be close bye so we may get to have dinner with them tomorrow & a short visit.

Stay Tuned!!

(((HUGS)))

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squawmama said...

Love the photos... we were there last year and it was our third visit. Now I want to go again!!!
Have fun & Travel safe
Donna

Jim and Dee said...

Awesome place! We're headed that way next summer. Thanks for posting the gorgeous pictures!