Out West

Cross Country Journal Days 10 and 11: Arches National Park

It was time to leave Bryce Canyon. On a last minute whim we decided to take the scenic route and check out Capitol Reef National Park. We ventured out on a brief hike to take in a view of the park.  This park is a geologic monocline, which is a “wrinkle” on the surface of the earth.  This …

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Cross Country Journal Days 7 and 8: Bryce Canyon

We would have been content to remain in Springdale, near Zion National Park, on the Virgin River FORVER.  No one wanted to leave. Alas, we knew that our check out time was approaching, but we procrastinated.  I started my procrastination with breakfast by the river with one of my favorites. Then we swam while soaking in the …

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