The Old West Comes Alive at Monument Valley

September 27. 

Almost there! Monument Valley BillboardMonument Valley is flat sandy desert filled with sandstone buttes and pinnacles, located within the Navajo Indian Reservation straddling the border lands of Arizona and Utah in the American Southwest. Monument ValleyDark pinnacles of rock at Monument Valley, within the Navajo Nation land that straddles the Arizona-Utah borderIf it looks like some cowboys are about to come riding into the picture that’s because this area was a favourite setting for the Old West of filmmakers like John Ford. Sign for John Ford's Point in Monument Valley, within the Navajo Nation land that straddles the Arizona-Utah borderPinnacles. Monument Valley, a flat sandy desert filled sandstone buttes and pinnacles, within the Navajo Indian Reservation straddling the border lands of Arizona and Utah in the American SouthwestButtes. Monument Valley, a flat sandy desert filled sandstone buttes and pinnacles, within the Navajo Indian Reservation straddling the border lands of Arizona and Utah in the American SouthwestA butte with Rabbit Bush in the foreground.Buttes of red sandstone at Monument Valley, within the Navajo Nation land that straddles the Arizona-Utah borderIn the States the old wooden wagon wheels are used mostly for decor such as this one decorating a fence.
An old wooden wagon wheel decorates a fence in Monument Valley in the American SouthwestDetails of an old cart at an old ranch in the Valley. Detail of an old painted cart in Monument Valley, within the Navajo Nation land that straddles the Arizona-Utah borderDetail of an old painted cart in Monument Valley, within the Navajo Nation land that straddles the Arizona-Utah borderGod Bless America!God Bless America Sign in the American Southwest
Didn’t see any horses around though.2 dollar photo on the horse

September 27.

We went from our amazing campsite at Goosenecks State Park in Utah down to Arizona driving through the Valley of the Gods and then Monument Valley, before spending the night in Page, Arizona.Canyonlands National Park plus everything else to see as handed to us by the super helpful lady in Moab Tourist Office

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