What a sight to see!

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We’re torn between covering miles and taking in sights.  Couldn’t pass up the Grand Canyon…
We arrived in time to catch the sun’s rays setting on the canyon.
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…and then tucked in for a shivery night.
Goodnight moon.
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Temperatures fell below freezing and we wished we had spent a little extra and plugged in our heater!

In the morning we took a little hike down into the canyon to a favorite point–‘Oooh, Ahhh Point’  it’s called.  Most of the other hikers were headed for the bottom of the canyon, an overnight venture.  We were just in it for the views and a little exercise after so much sitting…
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This little squirrel almost appears to be afraid of heights ( :
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If you look closely you can see the trail zagging back and forth down the canyon wall…
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This tower was the last sight to see.  It was built in the 30’s as an overlook of the canyon.  You can climb to the top up a spiral staircase.  I love peeking out all the little windows.  Today it was thronged with so many visitors speaking so many languages that the tower of Babel seems a fitting name …
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And always, at every sightseeing spot, there are curios and souvenirs to buy… These sheep caught my eye.  They’re a product of the Navajo nation.  I’ll let the picture be my souvenir…
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And that was a sampling of the  sights we saw this day. I’ll quit with this one–a plaque mounted on a studio wall overlooking the canyon. And I add an ‘AMEN’.
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–Linda

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