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Sun ‘n’ Fun

I have visited the Zephyrhills/Lakeland area of Florida on countless occasions over the last 20 years, principally to visit SkydiveCity and jump out of aeroplanes.  My most recent visit  was later in the year and starting to get too hot and humid

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Sun ‘n’ Fun

I have visited the Zephyrhills/Lakeland area of Florida on countless occasions over the last 20 years, principally to visit SkydiveCity and jump out of aeroplanes.  My most recent visit  was later in the year and starting to get too hot and humid

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Sedona Sand Stone

Of course I didn’t just hang around in parking lots in Sedona, I also hiked around the sandstone.  I used Airbnb to find a place to stay where I was also able to get advice on good hikes to take.

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Sedona Sand Stone

Of course I didn’t just hang around in parking lots in Sedona, I also hiked around the sandstone.  I used Airbnb to find a place to stay where I was also able to get advice on good hikes to take.

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Arty Arizona

The public art displayed around the parking lot of this set of shops in Sedona lured me in to park my car and investigate it a bit further. What is not apparent from these pictures is that the colourful sculptures consist

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Arty Arizona

The public art displayed around the parking lot of this set of shops in Sedona lured me in to park my car and investigate it a bit further. What is not apparent from these pictures is that the colourful sculptures consist

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Impact

West of Winslow is one another ancient tourist attraction – this one more heavenly than earthly.  50,000 years ago a huge iron-nickel meteorite impacted onto the Arizona plains at an estimated 26,000 miles per hour, leaving an enormous crater. Not completely apparent from

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Impact

West of Winslow is one another ancient tourist attraction – this one more heavenly than earthly.  50,000 years ago a huge iron-nickel meteorite impacted onto the Arizona plains at an estimated 26,000 miles per hour, leaving an enormous crater. Not completely apparent from

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A corner to stand on

West of Holbrook is Winslow, AZ.  Fans of The Eagles will immediately make the same association I do, with this line from the song ‘Take it Easy’: “Well, I’m a standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona and such a fine sight

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A corner to stand on

West of Holbrook is Winslow, AZ.  Fans of The Eagles will immediately make the same association I do, with this line from the song ‘Take it Easy’: “Well, I’m a standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona and such a fine sight

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Staying in a WigWam

One of the closest cities to the Petrified Forest National Park is Holbrook, which is where I stayed for a couple of nights between exploring the park.  It is home to a Wigwam Motel, which is pretty much exactly what it says

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Staying in a WigWam

One of the closest cities to the Petrified Forest National Park is Holbrook, which is where I stayed for a couple of nights between exploring the park.  It is home to a Wigwam Motel, which is pretty much exactly what it says

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Petroglyph Graffiti

The name of the Petrified Forest National Park hides not only the existence of the Painted Desert within its boundary, it also omits to tell you about some ancient graffiti. This rock is referred to as ‘Newspaper Rock’ can can

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Petroglyph Graffiti

The name of the Petrified Forest National Park hides not only the existence of the Painted Desert within its boundary, it also omits to tell you about some ancient graffiti. This rock is referred to as ‘Newspaper Rock’ can can