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Navajo Bridge

Those traveling across the country on Highway 89A between Bitter Springs and Jacob Lake, AZ arrive at two bridges similar in appearance spanning the Colorado River. These two bridges, one historic and one new, represent one of only seven land crossings of the Colorado River for 750 miles (1207 km). In the 1870s, pioneers from…

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Grand Canyon Sunrise

Well Saydie and I left Tomball yesterday at around 11:30 a.m.. We then drove pretty much all day and all night taking turns driving and sleeping. By three a.m. we were in Arizona, heading towards the Grand Canyon the goal being getting to Mather Point to watch the sunrise over the Grand Canyon.   Saydie…

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Neowise Comet

Pretty cool, while Saydie was driving us the final leg into the Grand Canyon, as I was starring out the window. Something caught my eye, as I looked I realized that what I was looking at was the Neowise Comet. It was so clear, and you really could see the comets gaseous tail, all the…

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Memphis Texas

While Saydie and I were driving up Highway 287 in the Texas Panhandle, we got hit with the cloud burst, and winds that literally had every 18-Wheeler pulling over. It got bad enough that even cars were pulling over as the visibility just got bad. As the heavy rain started to pass, I was able…

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Heart of Midlothian Mosaic

The Heart of Midlothian is a heart-shaped mosaic, formed in coloured granite setts, built into the pavement near the West Door of St Giles High Kirk in the High Street section of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. It is situated close to Parliament House, which formerly housed the Parliament of Scotland and is now the…

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The Royal Mcgregor

Well today is our last full day in Edinburgh before we head back to the United States. Jen and I decided to stop at the Royal McGregor for a bite to eat and some drinks (Scotch flight for me). The Royal McGregor was busy, both the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and Fringe Fest crowds are…

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The World’s End

The World’s End is a traditional Scottish bar set on Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile. Lower down on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, the bar is a 16th Century listed building as our exterior wall forms part of Edinburgh’s ancient Flodden Wall which used to protect what is now known as Edinburgh’s historic Old Town. The gates to the city…

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Wellhead at John Knox House

John Knox House, popularly known as “John Knox’s House”, is an historic house in Edinburgh, Scotland, reputed to have been owned and lived in by Protestant reformer John Knox during the 16th century. Although his name became associated with the house, he appears to have lived in Warriston Close where a plaque indicates the approximate…

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