Monthly Archives: June 2007

Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon: Hitomi and I were — underwhelmed. Sure we both accepted that it was a very large and impressive hole, but in terms of aesthetics, Hitomi found it "dirty." (Later: "dirty and hot".) To be honest, I would … Continue reading

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Arches National Park, the Drive to Grand Canyon

Originally, we had no plans to visit Arches National Park, but Hitomi liked what she saw in her guidebook and since it was only a few minutes drive from Moab, it seemed worth a look. We took our raft leader's … Continue reading

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Moab, Utah and Westwater Canyon

The next phase of the trip was a two day river-rafting trip on the Colorado. We weren't really eager to fork over the thousands it takes to raft through the Grand Canyon — and besides typically you're on an enormous, … Continue reading

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Trip Pictures

In case you missed the slide show on Hitomi's blog here are the trip photos. (If I wasn't so lazy, I'd probably add them to my blog entries.) Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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Bryce Canyon

The drive from Zion to Bryce is quite interesting, and was some of the most interesting country visible by car that I've seen. Typically in the Northwest, much of anything scenic roadside is obscured by trees, or high up and … Continue reading

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Las Vegas to Zion

Hitomi and I spent about ten days driving to the various national parks of the Southwest. We flew into Vegas Friday. True enough, it's hot and full of gambling machines, and stupid drunks wandering the streets like Greek Row. I … Continue reading

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