dominguez canyon, hovenweep & the road between . spring 2012

destination: hovenweep.

bye bye, b. town

time for a quick adventure in glenwood springs

back on the road...

on land's end road. should have camped here, but we drove all the way to the top...

and spent the night in delta.

ghost train

coal train

old bridge

new vortex

the tragic, yet poetic demise of maria's red hat.

desert bighorn sheep

do you see all three?

they see you!

driving through the smoke from the paradox wildfire

same road a few days later, no fire left to speak of...

current resident of the lowry ruins

mouse house.

back on the road...

shiprock, approx 50 miles away...

you are here

home sweet home

ruins in the shadow of the sleeping ute

monument valley, approx 90 miles away...

my shade tree

my tiny tree

to the solstice calendar at holly ruins

i love the desert.

i was worried this would be my only encounter with the somewhat-elusive collard lizard.

i was wrong.

friends on the trail...

see you next time, hovenweep.