Thursday, June 18, 2009

AZ Adventure… we’re stuck!


On Monday, we decided to get out of the house for a couple hours. A couple turned into a few, resulting in a way too long car drive for the babies. We did however see a few things we’ve never seen before, so that was cool. Take a look:

 Agave Plant Blooms every 20-40 years


Sheep’s Bridge


We ended up getting stuck out in the desert, because we could not find a route to get home. We ended up meeting up with a couple of guys on motorcycles, who were in the same predicament. We had to drive down a river bed, then cross the river. Luckily we didn’t run out of gas… and we got home just fine. Here are some more pictures of the day.

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Check out this HUGE Cactus… Justin is standing at the base of it, to give you an idea of how big it is!

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Melanie said...

super cute! looks like JB was having a great time in the water. I've never been over there. pretty scenery

Jenn in AZ said...

We used to go there a lot! Love Sheep's Bridge. We had one of the kid's b-days there, too, with a caravan of celebrators. Did you see the "hot tub"? Nice pictures, too! Love that first shot. Looks like you had a blast. Did you know Joel's granddad was in the Guiness Book of World Records for a while for discovering the tallest cactus? It fell about 20 years ago, so he is not a record holder anymore. :)

GRAMEE said...

these are beautiful pictures last weekend we got pictures of nieces up against tall tall
saguaros..they loved it!!

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Becky and J.J. said...

These are great pictures! looks like you had fun and I am glad you found your way back home.

Anonymous said...

Pictures like these actually make me appreciate Arizona and it's unique landscape. - Nanu

The Jacobsen Family! said...

I haven't been there in so long! Used to love going there! Ah, the memories. =)