May 21, 2019
Maycation Day 10
An elk outside the window this morning. Random Elk Fact: Elk threaten each other by curling back their upper lip, grinding their teeth and hissing softly Read more Elk facts at The Elk Network.
The Grand Canyon is celebrating 100 years in 2019 It’s hard to believe America created the Grand Canyon only 100 years ago. Seems like it would have taken longer to make something this great.
Grand Canyon Yavapai Lodge artifacts A lucky raven meets an unlucky rabbit near the Grand Canyon Ravens have wing spans of 3-4 feet. They look like giant versions of the birds we have at home. I tried to get a photo of one but wasn’t able to get something in the frame for scale until this photo. It’s a gruesome but it does give an idea of the size of this bird.
An entrance to the Rim Trail near a Visitor’s Center at the Grand Canyon A View from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon
From The Grand Canyon, it was straight South to Williams and then East to Flagstaff for a hotel with light snow flurries outside, heated pool inside.
Maycation Day 9
A drive through Monument Valley before hitting the road again. It’s not a long distance drive but takes a while because nobody wants to rush a drive
Maycation Day 11
Just a warning from AZ Department of Safety Oops. I mean, “check!” An empty skateable swimming pool covered with Graffiti in AZ I realized too late