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Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Originally uploaded by bellafiore

There is a reason they call it Grand! WOW!!! I was there once before, but this was more spectacular, perhaps because of the sheer perilous nature of pursuing the view. The area around Flagstaff had received a great deal of snow so the paths leading to the edge were snowy, icy and treacherous. It made the reward of a view that much more inspiring. Seeing this for the first time with my own children also was a thrill. They were unplugged from computers and ipods and all the other stuff that amuses them and instead were truly awestruck by nature for a change. By visiting we lost three hours of precious time on our cross country road trip, but we gained a lifetime of thrills.


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