The gang of six stretches a leg after arriving in Monument Valley, with the valley's extraordinary red buttes, mesas and spires in the background. (Double-click on this and any other image in the blog for a larger view.)
One red mesa is more impressive than the next in the valley located in southern Utah, up against the northern border of Arizona. Or is this a butte atop a mesa?
Here's the rain storm that followed us north into Monument Valley from our lunch stop at the Anasazi Inn. We managed to miss most of the rain.
Ed chomps down on a huge Navajo burger at the Anasazi Inn near the entrance to Monument Valley. Dessert was left half-eaten when the first roll of thunder was heard, warning of the approaching storm.