Monthly Archives: October 2015

Canyon de Chelly

Canyon de Chelly (canyon de shay), is a Navajo ancestral home. A horrific massacre in 1805 by Spanish colonial soldiers obliterated much of the civilian population living in the canyon. United States Army Colonel Kitt Carson completed the submission of … Continue reading

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Very Large Science

We booked a hotel in Socorro, NM, just to pay a visit to the Very Large Array (VLA), about 50 miles west. Due to our tight schedule we ended up spending only two hours there, taking the self-guided tour and … Continue reading

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Monument Valley Day Off

Big day. Planned weeks ago. Careful preparations. Much anticipation.Execution, not so much. Got there about when we wanted. Sun was right. Clouds that were a gift from God.¬†Sapphire sky. Didn’t feel like making the drive through. I shot all my … Continue reading

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Zion Walkabout

There’s no seeing the real Zion Canyon without getting away from the rest areas and into the wilderness. We didn’t exactly get into the wilderness, but hiking along the park trails earned us a nice view of the park’s wonders. … Continue reading

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Zion Gray

It was a gray day, without an abundance of color. I saw a number of shots that seemed more appealing in monotone. Canon Photo Professional stripped out the color, and I juiced up the contrast. Here’s Zion Canyon in gray. … Continue reading

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Six Days Seven Nights

Los Abrigados is an amazingly attractive resort alongside Oak Creek in Sedona, Arizona. It’s run by Diamond Resorts, and operates as a time share. We don’t own any time shares but we rented a week from an owner. Here are … Continue reading

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Pictures At An Exhibtion

Traveling through this great country, one encounters bits worth recording. Here are two. Flagstaff, Arizona appears to be open and inviting. Even to Martians. Come to the Navajo Nation, and Dottie Sloan is maybe not so welcome. We stopped at … Continue reading

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