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Cabo Espichel

We’re finally emerging from the physical and mental cavern that is winter.  In Portugal, winter is the rainy season.  For two months, our whole world sits under a somber gray blanket of rain.  Our sleep at night is disturbed by

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Journal post 9.26.15

On the road to Sante Fe.  Objective – to get as close as we can and snag a hotel room so that we can begin to see Sante Fe in the morning.  Great highways (Rte 40 is a trucking route)

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Journal post 9.24.15

We travel south through Oak Creek Canyon, lush, verdant.  A striking contrast to the barren mesas we’ve been seeing.  Same rocks but now covered with plush foliage.  We dropped 2,000 feet and it’s different here.  Then Sedona.  We had a

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Journal post 9.22.15

Since there was no lodging in Page or Cameron, we head directly to Williams (AZ) so we are positioned for our train ride to the Grand Canyon.  Great highway travel again, passing cars at 95mph.  Diverse mountain formations to the

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Journal post 9.21.15

What a rigorous in the car day!  We left Cortez toward Monument Valley.  Toured Goulding Trading Post then entered the Navajo Nation Park ($20 for up to 4).  We then took the dirt road to the left for our 15

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Journal post 9.20.15

The tour was exhilarating!  I was nervous about my ability to climb the ladders and live up to any rigors of the caves.  Of course I could do it all and I felt the love within the space directed specifically at

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Embarking on the Grand Circle Day 1-9.17.15

Here it is the fourth entry into this blog and we’ve already gone three weeks without a post.  We were distracted…  Where we’ve been all this time is a long-planned driving tour of the Southwest, covering an estimated 2000 miles

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