We headed out of Texas, and drove to Arizona. Most people don’t realize how big Texas is till you really drive though it. One of the cool things about Texas is the vast change of landscape, just takes awhile to pass thought it all.
When the scene changed from desert sand to pasture, we stopped over so Lambo can do his potty break. My dog is picky and wont go till he finds a spot of grass.
Of course we were near Marfa, Tx and had to get a shot of the Prada store. Its not really store but a art type of landmark.
At the back, people are putting locks on the fence, similar to the love locks in Paris.
Getting through New Mexico was a lot quicker then Texas, and we made it to Arizona. We did a 12hr drive from Big Bend to Mesa, Arizona, and called it a night.
The next day, we set off to Tonto National Park. It was the weekday so we didn’t really see a lot of people or vehicles along the route. We drove up to Roosevelt Dam which was part paved and the other dirt trail.
Checked out Tortilla Flat.
Climbed up the trails.
Arizona has the desert vibe, but more elevation changes then West Texas.
A dirty Land Cruiser always looks good.
The views you get off roading is better then if you just stuck to the paved roads.
We stopped at this little picnic area for lunch. Cooked corn beef and potatoes.
Made at the end of the trail! Which meant we made it to Roosevelt Dam!
Heading back to Mesa, we took a different trail that I found on google earth while planning the trip. I didn’t really know if it was a private trail, but google earth didn’t gates. So I plugged the coordinates on the google map and followed the route.
I was nervous because the clouds started to look darker.
As we climbed up, the tempter got cooler and windy. Thankfully it didn’t rain, because the drop offs was scary.
Lambo enjoying the ride
We really enjoyed just getting out, and exploring a places we were not to sure about, apart from looking at the trails on the internet. Getting over that fear made us more confident but also cautious since if something bad happened, it would be harder to get help. Took the whole day driving on the trails, and stopping over. The next day we drove to Las Vegas. Stay tuned.