Monthly Archives: April 2010

April 18, 2010 – Monument Valley

Our plans were to pass through Four Corners, so we could stand in Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah at the same time, on the way to Monument Valley.  Enroute to this first stop, we passed through some of the … Continue reading

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April 17, 2010 – Destination Cortez

We left Grand Junction, for a leisurely drive to Cortez, CO, from which we’ll see Mesa Verde, Four Corners and Monument Valley over the course of the next two days.   The trip took us up a long climb adjacent to … Continue reading

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April 13-16, 2010 – Grand Junction, CO

We arrived in Grand Junction on the afternoon of the 12th to spend some time with Rod and Jane Johnson, good friends who moved from Yardley. PA six-plus years ago. This is the first time since leaving home in February … Continue reading

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April 12, 2010 – Canyonlands

Frankly, we did not have high expectations for Canyonlands.  It is a national park you view from the rim, as with Bryce.  However, we were simply blown away with the spectacle which awaited us. More arches: More artistic displays of … Continue reading

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April 11, 2010 – Arches National Park

Another day … another unbelievable day! We left Green River early for the short, one hour trip to Moab, UT.  Our campground, tucked between the red rock and a view of the North and South Windows at Arches, which we’d … Continue reading

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April 10, 2010 – Capitol Reef

Happy Birthday Jason Once again, we were treated to another unexpectedly awesome spectacle of nature!  While the main road through Capitol Reef (Route 24) has many majestic formations, petroglyphs  and preserved buildings from the early Mormon settlers,  you do not … Continue reading

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April 9, 2010 – Seven Weeks on the Road and Still Loving It

Happy 4th Birthday, Jake. After the past several days of sightseeing at Lake Powell, Zion and Bryce, our brains were on overload from all that we’d seen … it’s been like drinking from a visual fire hose … we were … Continue reading

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April 8 – Bryce Canyon

We had a relatively short drive to our campground in Cannonville, UT.  From there we drove back 12 miles to Bryce Canyon.  Enroute, we stopped by Mossy Cave, which is also surrounded by Hoodoos similar to those at Bryce, just … Continue reading

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April 7, 2010 – Zion National Park

We woke to a chilly, but gorgeous sunrise over Lake Powell.  While we hated to leave such a beautiful spot, we had a two hour drive to Glendale, UT where we left our rig at a campground and headed out … Continue reading

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April 6, 2010 – Flagstaff to Lake Powell

We woke to 28 degree temperatures and ice on our motor home and car.  However, the wind was gone.  Our first stop was a gas station where we set a trip record of $177 [OUCH!] for a fill-up; although the … Continue reading

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