I am at the end of my designated time for this
expedition. I must now return from
whence I came, to a civilization density that can host a technical conference,
and will also develop the latent images captured on my film from this remote
As I reflect on the past few days I realize that there are
more things that I would like to do. I
never did get to the Goulding Museum, or to the trading post near there (which
I was told by the traveler couple was closed on the weekend).
I am staying at the Hampton Inn in Kayenta Arizona. It is not your usual traveler’s stopping place that I have become accustomed to in my business travels. It is an attractive contemporary adobe building, tastefully appointed with beautiful Navajo art and artifacts. Gentle native music is piped to the public areas. An interesting Navaho outdoor exhibit is also well presented. The native American flavor is augmented by modern conveniences—full breakfast, wireless internet, pool, patio, and an attractive and comfortable lobby.