TRAVELOG: A Canyon, a Vortex and a Crater

The Grand Canyon. This really isn’t a destination to do a drive by on, but since time was of the essence, and I needed to be in Albuquerque before sunday night, it was the only option. The drive through the Mojave desert from LA was both gorgeous and long, but after more than two to three hours driving, everything kind of blends in together in my head and my visual awareness for scenic vistas kinda shuts down so I can just get through the driving part. I made the drive on the first weekend of October – along I-40, hoping that temperatures would be a little less crazy throughout the region than they had been this past summer. While it was still fairly warm, I had less of a worry about my tires melting into the asphalt on this particular trip…

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