It was both wondrous and incredible; but, really, it didn't sate my appetite for the natural beauty of the West-- it only made me hungry for more. In fact I might be heading through your neck of the woods, er, desert in about a week.
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night, in the dusty recesses of their minds, awake in the day to find that it was vanity. But the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes to make it reality."