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I must've been (road) Trippin: pt.1


California road trip

My license plate that was once attached to my rental car.

One thing that you should know about me is that I'm hardheaded and I like to have my own way. After I lost my job (don't worry, I'll tell you that story one day), I decided that this was the perfect time to go see the Grand Canyon. And while I was at it... I'd see a few more canyons along the way.

Canyon Overlook Trail, Zion National Park

Canyon Overlook Trail, Zion National Park

I asked myself a few important questions before I started planning this journey....

Q: Samantha, have you ever done a road trip before?

A: NO

Q: Do you know how to drive on desert terrain?

A: NO

Q: Are you prepared drive 1,200 miles alone?

A: NOT REALLY

Q: Once you arrive, are you in any physical condition to go hiking?

A: UH HUH

(I had a sprained ankle and a busted kneecap)

Q: Do you know how to camp and pitch a tent?

A: NAH

Q: Did I have the money to spend on hotels, rental car, dining out?

A: NOPE

Q: Should you take your crippled unemployed behind directly to your mother's house?

A: PROBABLY