After the rafting trip , My hat was very tired. It's resting on a beautiful towel that was a gift of the Haulapai River Runners in celebration of 50 years of operation. What a treat. Here are some more pics from the ride of a life time! Enjoy.
|My friend Julie putting on a brave front.|
|And me? I'm thinking, "I'll never see Sportster again."|
|Julie and I are both in the bottom of the raft. That my cowboy hat at the front. My head is down and I am praying to the Haulapai Indian Gods to help me hang on.|
|A break in the excitement, we stopped at the falls. They were beautiful but I chose to not make the hike up to them.|
|The helicopter ride up and out of the canyon.|
|Julie took the pictures. If I were scared I was too exhausted to tell.What a view!!|
|We stayed at The Grand Canyon Caverns RV Park for a couple of days after the wild ride on the river. Julie and I both felt like my hat looked. Below are the gas station and the cavern gift shop and restaurant. Great food.|
|Quiet peaceful campsites. Only $17.50 an night.|
|Rested and on the road again. Getting our kick on Rt 66..Julie and I reminisced traveling with our folks .Her road trip was from Michigan mine was from Illinois. The era was the same 1957 and 1958. We both remembered the long lonely stretches like this. It was utter boredom for ten year old girls full of energy. No DVD's, no I-Pads or Pods. The Burma Shave Signs were the only entertainment and you will find them on this stretch of RT 66, the longest maintained section of The Mother Road.|
Next stop Wickenburg, Arizona for some down time.