From the bloggers at Roads Less Traveled
After driving through the red rock wonderland of the Vermillion Cliffs in northern Arizona, we found ourselves at 10,000 foot elevation on the Kaibab Plateau in beautiful pine forests. This is the home of the Grand Canyon where the earth seems to have split apart, revealing the massive crimson hued jagged walls that rise up from the Colorado River thousands of feet below.
The Grand Canyon runs east to west for 277 miles and spans as much as 18 miles between its north and south rims.
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