Carl Henning

The Petrified Desert

Actually it’s the Petrified Forest and Painted Desert in the Petrified Forest National Park.

First stop: Painted Desert (love the iPhone panoramic capability):


Second stop: Petrified Forest:


Not to forget Newspaper Rock and the (now sealed off) fertility cave:


In the desert there is often a critter of some sort:

At the park, this experienced Arizona driver made a rookie mistake – forgot to check the gas gauge before leaving civilization. Coming out the south entrance we made it to a gas station in Holbrook 11 miles after the van’s information panel said zero miles left.

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