from Pantperthog to Knockando

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

"Ah, 'tis Grand, to be sure"

2 highlights from our trip to Grand Canyon...

1) Seeing wild Californian Condors riding the thermals - from above. They're the largest birds in America with a wingspan of 9 and a half feet. From the ground they look like hang-gliders!

2) Walking behind a family of tourists from the Emerald Isle talking in a broad Irish brogue. I wanted to go up to them and get them on tape saying the canyon was "Grand" but I thought better of it.

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