Beauty in Nature Personal Narrative

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“Beauty in Nature” It was cold, dark, and quiet, and I was having the time of my life. As I was lying on my cot on that little beach at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, I started to relive the whole experience from start to finish and I suddenly relized how fortunate I was to have this experience. It all started in the beginning of January 2010. For my sixteenth birthday, my grandparents said that I could pick anything I wanted to do, anywhere in the country, and they would pay for my Dad, my Grandpa, and I to go. After a few weeks of indecision (I had so many ideas that I couldn’t decide) my Grandpa called me and told me that he had asked a travel agent for ideas. She informed him of a trip that consisted of visiting the city of Las …show more content…

The first hotel/casino we went into was the MGM Grand. The ground floor of this building is so big, I’d wager you could fit three or four Wandos in there, if not more. This place even had a lion enclosure with at least three lions if not more (I have a feeling that some were hiding). After taking in the grandeur of the MGM, we started walking around all of the other hotels. Some of the more famous ones we visited were: Harrah’s Palace, The Mirage, The Bellagio, Mandalay Bay, Trump Towers, Ceasar’s Palace, and my personal favorite, the giant Egyptian themed Luxor (the entrance of which is a giant sphinx). Following a delicious but pricey dinner at the Grand Buffet back in the MGM, we went back to the hotel for a good night’s sleep. I had never experience excitement like that I felt the next morning, the morning we were leaving for the ranch. We left from a little Japanese airport in the suburbs, flying in an old, two-engined prop-powered plane. One thirty-minute, turbulence filled flight later, with two painful ears that refused to pop, we landed on a makeshift dirt landing strip. We were greeted at the landing strip by an elderly man dressed in cowboy clothes with the name of Garth. Garth took us, we weren’t


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