|Left Brain enjoying the view and trying not to look like he's cold....which he was.|
|the road to the mountains|
|A Wonderland of Rocks|
|pretty purple flowers evading the wind gusts up on the mountains|
|lichen on the rocks|
Geronimo eluded US soldiers for years in this maze before surrendering in 1886. I would have gotten myself totally lost in here with my wacky sense of direction.
The eight mile scenic drive takes you up to an elevation of 6870 feet for spectacular views of the mountains and valley. There were some hikes but due to the 25 mph sustained winds and high altitude it was too cold for us to venture out very far.
On our way back we stopped at Pizza Hut for lunch to use the gift coupon for a free pizza that we won at the Escapade.
|We spotted this EarthRoamer RV at the top of the mountain. |
This is designed for some serious traveling and has a wench built into the front of the rig.
All in all it was a pleasant day and since lunch was quite late it looks like apple pie will be served for supper. Works for me.
Long Live the Queen of Rocks