Moab, UT & Monument Valley

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These photographs are Copyright © 2014 by Ken Reek.

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It had been raining all day, and stopped just as we arrived in Moab. There were waterfalls coming off of all of the mesas in the area--an unusual sight.
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On the way to Monument Valley the next day, we saw this balancing rock, called the Mexican Hat.
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Starting to get a hint of Monument Valley now.
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This is a traditional Navajo hogan that we visited as part of our tour of Monument Valley.
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A Navajo woman grinding corn.
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This structure was outside of the hogan; it was used during the summer as an escape from the heat, and also when someone was sick.
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Driving towards Monument Valley now on our tour.
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These are "The Mittens," left and right.
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"The Three Sisters," so named because (from the right angle) they look like three nuns.
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This guy would ride his horse out on the point so tourists could get pictures. This point was used in many western movies.
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When someone dies in a hogan, the structure is considered cursed, and it is abandoned.
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This is called "The Boot."
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Our tour vehicle.
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