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.
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe