Thursday, October 14, 2010

Vacation Fun Pictures to The Grand Canyon

As we continued through Utah on our vacation we visited Arches National Park and the Natural Bridges Park on our way to the Grand Canyon. The scenery was like this...

and like this...neat eh?...neat that it was actually only about 6" tall and I angled the camera just right and it grew..... *s*...


we were wayyyy too high to play around like this.......

hey I said it really was too scarey for us to do this....



h.e.l.p. me...see what can happen???


Doesn't this look neat? well...when Marc took this picture he told me I should have gone around and peeked through....



you see he was standing up and into the smaller area to the left of the bigger cavelike spot on the picture below...aiming his camera in there he created the above picture....



This was the decor in front of one of the hotels we stayed in in Utah..... I don't think flowers would have been difficult to grow right there....


now where did Marc think he was climing to?...


maybe to get away from the drive we had to get out of there....

at one point I said..."I am NOT going down there in this car"....

thats quite the downhill....it REALLY was....


see the narrow, 2-way gravel road?.... no barriers as we drove close to the edge....


curving back and forth all the way down.....

and our car was not a small one. I asked Marc to stop so I could get a good pic....

then we drove on to the Grand Canyon. It was a cool, breezy and overcasty kind of day. The only one we had all during the vacation. It was even spitting some rain here....


isn't it very GRAND?


some of the pictures turned out interesting with both cloud and sun shining over the huge mountains. A beautiful site. One of the lady's from my work hiked the Grand Canyon a couple of years ago with some friends. It took 12 hard hours to get down, then camped overnight and then climbed 10 hours back up.

Those are the pics I wanted to share of the beautiful driving we encountered on the trip. I don't know whether its even possible to share in pictures what it was really all about. One more day of Vegas to finish up the vacation....

I hope you have a beautiful day today.... Judi xoxo

8 comments:

Marilyn said...

Beautiful, beautiful pictures. I know you all will remember this trip forever. You are way braver than I. That drive, I would have walked if I had to take that road! I hope your day is a great one. Almost weekend! M

Bunny said...

Sure looks like you had a wonderful time. Those photos are spectacular. Thanks for sharing them.

Shelia said...

Morning, Judi! Wow! What a trip you had! Love your pretty pictures and seeing you and Mark acting so cute! Now that winding road scares me just thinking about it. Thanks for sharing your trip with us!
Be a sweetie,
shelia ;)

Lindsay-ann said...

Your pictures are amazing. Thanks so much for sharing them. They are like nothing I have ever seen. I really want to visit The Grand Canyon myself one day.
Lindsay
x

Heidi Pocketbook said...

Awesome photos once again, Judi! That highway was definitely not for the faint of heart but I'm sure it was well worth it to experience what you did :-)

Julie said...

I, how gorgeous!!! One of my dreams to get there one day!!! That one hotel with the old washer out front...how fun is that??? LOL. Those scary roads just make me terrified coming down them...gravel of all things too! It is just too scary for me...I suppose I have to drink 6 beers and be strapped in where I can't see out to do it anymore!!! Seriously!!!!! Hehehe.

Charli and me said...

Your pictures are just lovely! I was at the Grand Canyon once and it was amazing. It looks like your having a wonderful time.

Theresa said...

Oh Judi, I love all of the rock formations! We went to the Grand Canyon a couple of years ago and didn't go this time! But... it IS GRAND! We loved it and enjoyed our trip outside of Vegas too! You and Marc were really having fun! We saw one of those arches too) Cool, huh? I have enjoyed seeing your pictures from your trip too! HUGS!