Historic Bell Trail

Today Bill and I took a two-hour hike through part of the Historic Bell Trail.

The Bell Trail makes for a beautiful hike. It reminds me of some of the trails in Sedona with all the red rocks. Sedona is not far from here, and is very near and dear to my heart, because Bill proposed to me standing right outside the Chapel in the Rocks, early one morning, as the sun was just coming over the red rock mountains.

Around every bend in the Bell Trail the scenery changes,

and there is something new and different to see. Bill found this rock with the images carved on it very interesting. We were not sure if someone hiking in the area did the art work, or if it might be some hieroglyphics.

The cactuses are blooming all over this area. I just love these big yellow cactus blooms.

We didn’t hike the whole 6 mile trail because we were not really prepared with enough water to stay out that long. So after about an hour and half of hiking, we turned back.

On our way back to our car, I found this nice rock to sit on and relax for a few minutes. That’s when we decided to get playful, and use this as the background for a photo opportunity that went a little wayward…

Shantel, papa was taking pictures of me sitting on a red rock, and I was turning my head from side to side, and he started coaching me like I was a model. I finally started laughing and just kind of laid back on the rock and he snapped a picture of that too. It’s not my best look, but we had a lot of fun, and I guess some pictures are better left unexplained. Ha!

Stay Tuned!

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Bill
    May 11, 2017 @ 20:40:00

    You looked pretty hot to me, yes it was a great time and when we get the camelback, we can make it all the way.

    Love you Girly
    Your Bill

    Reply

  2. Ellen Kaufman
    May 11, 2017 @ 21:36:48

    Love it ! Having so much fun. Glad you could go out and enjoy yourselves and be free from everything for a few weeks. Beautiful day. For you💜💫✝️

    Reply

  3. gotham girl
    May 12, 2017 @ 03:01:18

    Oh, just love how you two play!! Fun! Love you both!

    Reply

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