My sister and I recently took a road trip to the Grand Canyon as like a last sister trip before she moves to Florida. Here are some highlights of our trip...
Our camping trip got cut short. We fell asleep shortly after setting up camp due to sheer exhaustion and the fact that it was too cold to be outside of the tent. The next day was spent checking out our surroundings and touring the Grand Canyon.
That evening, we got hit with an unexpected and unseasonable cold front, which we were not prepared for in both attire and bedding. At first, it started with a little rain. Okay, we can deal. Then the freezing rain started to pelt our campsite. Um, sure… no problem. Then, the thick snow started to fall. Having left our parkas and snowshoes at the outdoors store, these Texan gals were not cut out for that, so we quickly shoved everything into the SUV (soaking wet and covered in mud) into the car. Now, take note that we had strategically packed everything into the car so that it fit just so, with no room to spare. We did not have the time, patience, or warm clothes to take the time to do this. We made an unexpected, hasty getaway to beautiful Sedona. Imagine opening the trunk to the car when we got to the hotel that night. We spent the next day in a parking lot reorganizing all of our gear. I don’t want to complain too much, this was our view while we loaded everything in.
I want to take a second to marvel at the beauty that is Sedona. I have never seen a place so spectacular in its beauty. Even with the overcast weather, I still got a glimpse at how incredibly beautiful this place is. I think, if it can take my breath away in this kind of weather, imagine what it will do when it’s sunny, clear, and 80 degrees. Arizona made me feel calm, at ease, in mind, body, and spirit. I felt like my heart truly belongs there.