Susie, who is driving the SAG wagon and who is a retired earth science teacher, knows something about rocks. At the top of a hill where we met up early in today’s ride, she pointed out petrified sand dunes.
The rock highlight of the day was my ride through Tsegi Canyon. Just in case the embedded video doesn’t work, here is the link to Tsegi Canyon ride.
Expect the Unexpected continues. I approached a couple in Tonalea at the only store in the 73 miles between Tuba City and Kayenta to see if they would be witnesses for Guinness World Records. The guy hesitated a bit until the gal translated for him — in Italian! I understood and continued the conversation in Italian. Ricardo and Eleonora were on their honeymoon exploring much of the United States!
This pair of rock columns is a prelude to what we will see tomorrow: Monument Valley.
Start location: Tuba City AZ
End location: Kayenta AZ
Distance: 72.5 miles
Cumulative distance: 697 miles
Elevation gain: 2444.2 feet
Strava track: https://www.strava.com/activities/704320534