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Sunday, August 26, 2012

Western Trip: Monument Valley, Valley Of The Gods,Moki Dugway.. A Photo Journey

 

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The Push Pin shows the Moki Dugway. The Moki Dugway is a graded dirt switchback road that is carved into the face of the cliff edge of Cedar Mesa.The road was originally built to accommodate the uranium ore trucks in the 1950s.

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The highway is part of the Utah section of the Trail of the Ancients

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A 1000 feet elevation change in 3 miles

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Cedar Mesa occupies 475,000 acres of high plateau country in Utah's San Juan County. Exploring Cedar Mesa Is Almost Like Standing On The Edge Of The World.

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The above photo is looking down from the top of Cedar Mesa into the Valley Of The Gods. The building is

DSC_0296where we stayed the night.More info in a later post

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This photo shows some of the underpinning of the road.

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Most of this post has been about the Moki Dugway. I will finish with some photos of The Valley Of The Gods and Monument Valley.

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Goulding’s is a must stop

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After passing the eroded mesas of Monument Valley, highway US 163 crosses 20 miles of rather flat landscape past scattered Navajo houses to Mexican Hat, a small settlement named after a curious formation nearby consisting of a large flat rock 60 feet in diameter perched precariously on a much smaller base at the top of a small hill. (We had a good lunch in Mexican Hat)

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mexicanhat Thanks for stopping by.. I’m thinking I may try to revisit this area.. I would like to do a little more exploring.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

TWO TRAVELING ANGELS

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DSC_0023Thanks for stopping by.. I had previously posted this story and thought I would again. I often need to be reminded.. Things aren’t always what they seem…

For instance ..do you know what this is????

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