Monthly Archives: March 2017

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, NM

Santa Fe, NM On Monday morning we left Milan, NM and drove about 130 miles to Santa Fe.  We had been out hiking and exploring a number of days in a row so Pam told John he could have the … Continue reading

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El Morro National Monument, NM

Milan, NM About 42 miles from Grants, NM on NM-53 rises a great sandstone promontory with a pool of water at its base.   The local Zuni Indians, whose Puebloan ancestors live here, call it Atsinna, which means place of … Continue reading

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El Mapais National Monument, New Mexico

Milan, NM Following our stay in Holbrook, AZ our plan was to drive directly to Santa Fe, a distance of just under 300 miles.   While that is certainly a distance we have often driven in a day, we would … Continue reading

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Petrified Forest NP – Part III

Holbrook, AZ We extended our stay in Holbrook to let some strong winds and rain pass through the area.  There is not much to do on a rainy day in this little town, but we did use the time to … Continue reading

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Petrified Forest NP – Part II

Holbrook, AZ For our second visit to Petrified Forest NP, we drove 25 miles east on I-40 and entered the park through the north entrance where the Painted Desert section is located.  The Painted Desert is a large area of badlands … Continue reading

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Petrified Forest National Park

Holbrook, AZ Our next move was a short one, only about 30 miles from Winslow to Holbrook, AZ.  But since we planned to make a couple of visits to Petrified Forest National Park before continuing east, it made more since … Continue reading

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A Visit to Winslow, AZ

Winslow, AZ We left the tight confines of the Flagstaff KOA on Friday and enjoyed a nice, easy drive of about 50 miles to Winslow, AZ where we quickly set up in a nice, open site at Homolovi State Park. … Continue reading

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