They'd driven way further than we had to "see" the Grand Canyon. They were good humored enough to laugh it off and say that it was a good excuse to return some day. In fact, they said it was better weather than they'd had recently at home. ;-)
Here we are. What? You can't really see us? Welcome to our experience!
Big Dude joked that at any moment a dragon could pop up out of the sea of clouds.