Next Destination – Flagstaff, Arizona

Today we packed our bags and left our Worldmark condo in Santa Fe. Six hours later we were at Walnut Canyon National Monument just outside of Flagstaff. Although we have visited before, this unique cliff dwelling location always has something to offer.

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This afternoon we discovered that the main trail down into the canyon was closed for repairs. They were hurrying to complete the work for the busy Memorial Day weekend. Therefore, we had to content ourselves with a cliff top walk and long distance views of the ruins. I made myself busy taking photos of the many flowers blooming.

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I also found a couple of other interesting plants. Here is an extreme closeup of a yucca.

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And here is an extreme closeup of the native grass that loops as the end dries.

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We are now settled in our motel room (no timeshare for us in Flagstaff). Tomorrow more adventures await. Now it’s time for ukulele practice.


About Paul

I'm retired, but working at painting, photography, and song writing. We like to travel and paint plein air in new places. Of course that's also where photography comes into the picture, so to speak. Sometimes I get inspired to write songs about the people and places we visit.
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1 Response to Next Destination – Flagstaff, Arizona

  1. Jean-Paul Dumont says:

    You did send two different entries to your blog on the same day. THis leaves me speechless.
    My pictures are certainly not as spectacular as yours, but I keep going at it. Anyway, do enhoy the retrurn.

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