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North America » United States » Utah » Moab August 7th 2014

Hello everyone! We arrived at our house in Moab around 10:30 tonight. We left Denver quite a bit later than planned due to the bus's A/C getting fixed and waiting for the pharmacy to deliver meds, but we're settled in and very happy with our rental :) What a great group we have! Lots of laughs, lots of stories…. a good start to a road trip. Nick: "It took us a while to get organized, but we made it and this place is beautiful. Everything I’ve seen so far has been awesome. Even though we’re packed in there like sardines, we rode comfortably. It’s been nice to get a change of scenery." Karla: "The company has been great and the laughter is plentiful and Baraki believes he can 'climb those mountains with ease'. Ha ha, suuuuure." ... read more
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North America » United States » Utah » Moab August 5th 2014

I chose Moab as a base of adventure while on my little mini-vacation this summer. I camped out in a walk-in campground right off the main road. Camping was a cinch, though the weirdly snobbish yuppies filling up the place were a bit, well, weird. So, consider this an open letter - just smile at someone if you see they are camping alone. It doesn't cost you anything and trust me, I'm not going to ask for help if you accidentally make eye contact, so you are in no way responsible for me. You just might make me (or someone else) smile, and relieve the loneliness of a long day on the road. The second night at the camp site a wicked thunder and lightening storm lit of the night sky for hours. I've never seen ... read more
Arches NP
Deadhorse State Point, Utah
Beautiful scenery in Arches

North America » United States » Utah » Moab July 25th 2014

Så förrgår var vi och såg delicate arch. Riiktigt frän. :) Igår husfest i Rocky mountains i colorado och idag ska vi göra några aktiviteter. Blir skoj! :D... read more
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North America » United States » Utah » Moab July 23rd 2014

Blev en lugn dag i Moab idag. Stod forsränning på schemat om man ville, men blev bortröstat. Kostade 40 dollar så bättre att bara hänga i poolen på campingen. Ikväll ska vi till Arches National Park. Sägs vara riktigt fränt. Återstår att se. :) Sett så mycket fräna miljöer de senaste dagarna så är lite mättad. Meeen blir nice. Varit så varmt idag. Toppnoteringen var 38 grader. Tvättade lite idag, å påväg tillbax till tältet hade jag en skjorta som jag inte ville torktumla. Så träffade jag Lana på vägen som sa att "den hinner ju torka innan du är tillbax" och det gjorde den i stort sett. 100 meter typ. :) Imorn bär det av till Colorado och Rocky mountains. Har fått tag på nåt hus där som vi ska bo i med jacuzzi och ... read more

North America » United States » Utah » Moab July 22nd 2014

Så har vi landat på Moab Campingground i just Moab. Har elektricitet här och gratis Wifi. Så skönt. Blir kvar här två dagar, så skönt också att inte behöva ta ner och upp tälten. Har haft ett par riiiktigt bra dagar här. Igår var vi i Monument Valley. Ett av dom sju underverken i världen. Åkte iväg med en jeep ut med en ursprungs amerikan (indian?) som chaufför. Åkte runt och såg ett par häftiga stenformationer, många kända från filmer och musikvideor. Bland annat senaste transformers var inspelat där. Hade en riktigt god middag med underhållning av navajo:er. Han som ägde äventyrs-bolaget hade varit tre år i Sverige och bland annat bott hos samerna, så pratade lite svenska med han. Lagom random! Sov sedan utomhus under bara himlen. Var helt kolsvart så såg aaalla stjärnor, flygplan, ... read more
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North America » United States » Utah » Moab June 20th 2014

Thursday, 19 June, 2014 We recrossed the bridge by the Glen Canyon Dam and said goodbye to Lake Powell. We drove north on Hwy 89 through Kanab, Glendale and Hatch through such beautiful and varied landscapes. That's what I love about Utah, the vistas are ever-changing and always special. At Hwy 12 we turned east to the Dixie National Forest and the Red Canyon campground where we set up camp. After a quick lunch we headed to Bryce Canyon National Park. We drove the park road and stopped at most of the overlooks. Sean enjoyed the one called Fairyland best because he and Papa got to take a trail out onto the rocks. Friday, 20 June We drove north on scenic Hwy 89 through beautiful green valleys with the Sevier River meandering along beside us. As ... read more
Red Canyon campground
Bryce Canyon Visitor Center
Bryce Canyon NP

North America » United States » Utah » Moab June 14th 2014

Geo: 38.5733, -109.549We had a relaxing day at the Red Cliffs Lodge. We went for a trail ride on horseback in the morning, wine tasting in the afternoon, and a Hummer off-road ride at sunset.The Hummer ride was crazy. We were climbing rock faces of 60 degree inclines. If you want to see some videos of others that did not do as well check out "Lions Back Crash" on YouTube.... read more
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Happier trails
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North America » United States » Utah » Moab June 13th 2014

Geo: 38.5733, -109.549We just finished 4 amazing days and nights rafting about 95 miles of the Colorado River through Cataract Canyon. We slept each night on cots under the stars.....incredible. The water was extremely high because of the snow melt so the rapids were pretty awesome...Class 4 and 5. And, there was a stretch of rapids that lasted a mile that was pretty intense. I don't have any shots of running the rapids but hope to have some soon.At the conclusion of the rafting trip, we were supposed to take 3-5 passenger Cessna planes back to Moab, but it was too windy to land on the small airstrip (Friday the 13th). So, we had to take a 3 hour bus trip in a less than air conditioned bus to get back to Moab.....all part of the ... read more
The rafts
The river
Swimming off the raft

North America » United States » Utah » Moab June 11th 2014

Geo: 38.5733, -109.5492nd day of rafting... read more

North America » United States » Utah » Moab June 10th 2014

Geo: 38.5733, -109.5491st day of rafting... read more




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