Arches National Park: In Which the Author Crosses Abbey Road September 8th 2009 Thursday, August 27, 2009
Arches National Park: In Which the Author Considers Edward Abbey
Note: This blog entry was composed in Chicago 2 weeks after visiting Arches.
After a good Moab breakfast, I drove the 6 miles north to the Arches National Park entrance. There was an excellent backdrop, with Hwy 191 continuing on in a series of switchbacks cut into 1000-foot red, ... read more
North America » United States » Utah » Arches National Park Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Possessing both intellect and carelessness, Dave is a college teacher from Chicago, Illinois.
During the "teaching summer break" of 2009, beginning on July 25th and ending August 31, 2009, Dave left Chicago, Illinois in a 1997 Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck, accompanied by his dog, Sophie, in a cross-country "loop" driving trek from Chicago, Illinois to Utah, taking the "southern northern" route across the country (through southern South Dakota and Northern Wyoming). This 38-day driving trip includes details of 5 National Parks, and many more National Forests. A ten... full info