Wednesday morning was the chilliest of the trip. We were up in time to see the sun rise from the aptly named Inspiration Point. Bryce Canyon might have been the most stunning location of the trip (but please don’t repeat that too loudly, because I’m sure someone else will disagree) and watching the sun creep over the rocks was a highlight of my trip.
On Monday morning we swung by Starbucks on our way out of Flagstaff (notice the recurring theme of Good Coffee) and then headed north. This was the longest day of driving and we stopped numerous times along the way. Several of the stops occurred when someone noticed something interesting on the side of the road. These lambs caught my eye amongst other graffiti when I realized that they had not been painted but rather were picked out of existing paint layers.
I recently returned from the most amazing vacation. That needs to be capitalized, actually, so let’s call it The Most Amazing Vacation – two weekends in Phoenix and the days between on a road trip through some of the incredible scenery in Arizona and Utah. I took, oh, far too many photos, and experienced a sensory overload of sensational views, so I am going to split this into at least six posts.
On the Friday I flew into Phoenix in the early afternoon. Don, Steve, and Paula picked me up at the airport. After dropping my bags off at the hotel we hung around Don’s studio for a bit and then went for a walk around downtown Phoenix. Obviously we took some photographs…