Alma Burbano and his children were supposed to arrive in
“[Family members] were pretty upset. They had everybody in the world looking for me!” said Burbano, through laughs.
Burbano chuckles now, but family members say the situation was no laughing matter.
“We were following behind my sister, and they got too far ahead, so we couldn’t see them anymore,” explained Burbano.
That is when Burbano made a wrong turn.
“I’m just not very good with directions, apparently,” he said.
Burbano had no cell phone reception. The family drove their Ford Escape around
“…Then decided to stop and camp because the kids were ready to start camping,” explained Burbano.
The happy campers had no idea.
“If we’d have known everybody was looking for us, I would’ve come back,” explained Burbano.
After spending the night, Burbano and the children packed up and drove back down the canyon, where they found Burbano’s own mother searching for them.
“It definitely could’ve been much worse, so I’m grateful,” said Burbano.
The family decided they would not allow Burbano’s wrong turn to ruin their Memorial Day Weekend. Burbano and his kids made it to