Just the other day the Magic House, now that it is working again, transported us to a place called Arizona. We found ourselves in a KOA Kampground in a city called Williams. Williams is about 50 miles away from Grand Canyon National Park.On the way to the park we met a friendly bear named Smokey the Bear and he took me for a walk and taught me about forest fire prevention saying only you can prevent wild fires. That is a big responsibility for such a small dog!
Mama, Papa and I went into the park after hanging out with Smokey and what we saw was amazing; there was a huge hole cut out of the earth!
Oh yes, as you can see the sky is quite cloudy. It was also very cold and windy so we went back to the Magic House for the day.
We saw some Elk on the side of the road but a Forest Ranger made us move on. It felt like a Move along people nothing to see here moment.
On the way back to the Magic House we met Fred Flinstone outside Bedrock. We didn’t go into Bedrock as it seemed to entirely target children.
The next day Mama and Papa left me back at the Magic House saying I wasn’t allowed where they were going that day. Papa assured me I would hear all about it when they came back.
I have no idea how long they were gone; it could have been five minutes and it could have been two days. My sense of time is terrible.
However when they got home what they showed me was incredible!
They told me they took the free bus tour along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The first stop was an overview of the Bright Angel Fault line.
They made their way farther along the bus ride and saw some great views of the Grand Canyon.
Finally at the far end of the trail they came to Historic Hermit’s Rest.
Here they were able to get some of the delicious Grand Canyon Spring water from one of the free fill stations that are around the park.Inside the Hermit’s Rest cabin there is a gift shop and a HUGE hearth that even humans can walk into!
Just outside is a great view with a passage from the Bible on a plaque carved from wood. The passage is Psalms 68 4.
This being the end of the road it was time for Mama and Papa to come home to me.
They rewarded my time sitting in my kennel by taking me to the dog run at the KOA Kampground. In the dog run there was a small agility course.
I have never been on one of those so Mama ran me through it. Boy did I fail! I am terrible at these things!
Guillermostravels.com has now moved on to New Mexico in a city called Gallup.
Last night Mama and Papa went to the Fire Rock Casino and Papa is doing a review of a great band they saw called Tequila Rain for the magazine he is writing for rockoveramerica.com. These guys are very talented.
If you have never been to Grand Canyon National Park I highly recommend going there. Photos just don’t do this place justice. If you have been there then you know what I mean.