Monument Valley – Arizona 6th Oct 2015

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Not an ideal day to visit Monument Valley. It Rained most of the day and we were told at the Gate that, due to flooding of the 17 mile scenic route, only four wheel drives were allowed, if the rains eased off by about 2 PM. We decided to chance it, paid the entrance and  set off for the Visitors centre. It was crammed with tourists as no one could venture out onto the trail. Most of the pics you see here were taken from the Centre’s around, and a few from the trail that we eventually managed to drive onto with the Honda CRV. Due to the rain, photography was limited as most of the monuments were enshrined in clouds with an occasional clearing. I think I will visit again when the weather is a lot more amicable.

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Rain God Mesa –

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Elephant Butte

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Thunderbird Mesa

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John Ford’s Point

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Merrick Butte

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Three Sisters

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West Mitten Butte, East Mitten Butte and Merrick Butte

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