MY SPECIAL 3-PART SERIES
BALL OF BELLY BUTTON LINT.
OUR JOURNEY WEST NOW CONTINUES!
rental car and drove north by northwest through
New Mexico, stopping to explore the famous VLA
(Very Large Array) radio astronomy observatory.
peer deep into space and help unlock
the secrets of the Milky Way.
side of New Mexico until we crossed
the border into another state:
we drove past Winslow, the town made
famous by the Eagles song "Take It Easy."
song runs through both Winslow and Flagstaff.
Yessum, Shady got his kicks on Route 66.
90 minute trip north to see the Grand Canyon.
at the Grand Canyon's South Rim.
with the canyon floor a thousand feet
and getting a good night's sleep we left Flagstaff.
The route took us down steep, winding mountain
roads, dropping thousands of feet to sea level.
Among the most spectacular sights along
the way were the red rocks of Sedona.
It was late morning when we passed Phoenix and
crossed the Sonoran Desert on the way to Yuma
enroute to San Diego. In the Phoenix area the
temperature was already 106 with several
more hours of daytime heating ahead.
early afternoon and was forecast to reach 115!
but 111 degrees was...otherworldly.
to a blast furnace.
cross into California and make our way to
the coast. In a span of two hours the
temperature dropped more than
(FEELING HOT HOT HOT)
COOL AND COMFY CALIFORNIA.