Wednesday, May 11, 2011

May 11, 2011 Parowan Gap Petroglyphs

We got up this morning to rain, clouds and more rain.  We are parked at John & Kaki's house in their side driveway, which is a real treat - BUT the soil here is very fine, and if it is wet you can't get out .  This has worked to great advantage because we have been able to really get to know them - and I can say without a shadow of doubt that we love them! 

So, with that said, we decided we would take today and clean the shanty, do laundry, clean the inside of the car, and rest from sight seeing!  I made a pot of chili for dinner for tomorrow night, since we will be in full tourist mode tomorrow!

This afternoon John took us to see the Petroglyphs at Parowan Gap - WOW!  According to the signs (it is on the national historic register) these petroglyphs were done around 5,000 YEARS AGO...It is amazing that they lasted all this time and are still pretty clear!  If you could see where some of these etchings were done, you would be sure that they either knew how to fly, or were part mountain goats!!!  Here are a couple of pics of them.

By the way - the pics from yesterday were NOT from 2004 - someone (probably me, since I AM the non-techi) hit the wrong button...the pics really were from yesterday in Zion National Park!

When we got back from playing tourists Kaki had a wonderful dinner ready - kilbassa & saurkraut, mashed potatoes, asparagus, fresh bread, strawberries & blueberries, and we finished off with bumbleberry pie with ice cream...we were all groaning when we left the table!!!

We ended the day by sitting in their living room, watching the sun set on the moutains (that still have snow on them) and quietly getting to know each other better. 

Back to the 'tourists' sure to tune in :) 

1 comment:

  1. Isn't this life just great? Seeing what the country has to offer and spending time with great people.