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The Grand Canyon and the Painted Desert

February 21st 2016
"It's a place that transcends simple descriptions..." blurted out a voice from the radio as we entered the national park. The spokesman was only partially right... it also defies complex description. How can you explain the majesty and grandeur of one of the wonders of the natural world? Mere words don't seem sufficient to capture its glory. I've heard it described as, "the one place that lives up ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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30th April 2016

Painted Desert
SW USA has to be some of the world's most spectacular landscapes. Great to read of your excitement and awe of the striations of colours changing as light and time adjusted and your incomprehension that same is not captivating to all. We drove through the Painted Desert covered in heavy snow but fine weather in early 2015 and the colours and contrasts were astounding. Looking forward to where you go next.

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