Leaving Route 66 and heading towards Las Vegas we pass through the location f the Hoover Dam. This thing is awesome. How they built this in the 1930's is just amazing. Has to be seen to comprehend its enormity.
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Continuing along route 66. Americans have a real romantic connection to the 50's and Route 66. The townships have been kept just the way they were back in the 50's and 60's when oit was the main route from East to West. When you're here and actually experience it you get a real sensation of nostalgia, you almost want to be there in that time.
Well another day in flagstaff. Heading off to Brekky at Maceys with the coaches and the further tours around the university. They really did take care of us especially well, and very keen to have Bec join their squad, as they had already placed her name up on the boards for next seasons schedule and roster. Then off to the Grand Canyon
After a good nights sleep at the Northern Arizona Campus hitel we headed in to meeto with the coach and our guides for the look around NAU campus. Again a beautiful campus, a lot smaller than UCLA, but none the less, still grand compared to many Australian Universities. Great facilities and beautiful scenery. After the tour we left Bec to head off for her two day visit with the girls at NAU and Sue and I headed off on our own for some sightseing aroung Flagsta...
We headed off from LA towards Flagstaff and as we had a little spare time we decided to try and follow, as much as possible, the old Route 66. Unfortunately Californai has done very little to maintain the historical integrity of Rout 66, but opnce across the state lines into Arizona, it was a different story. Arizona have obviously soent a lot more money towards keeping the history intact as it is still, for some, a great tourist journey. High up in the hill w...