Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, South Rim Campground
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Our day started out very cool. It was only in the 50's and cloudy. We left the campground around 8 am and headed west. We had to cross the Continental Divide today.
We traveled along the Arkansas River through the mountains. What a beautiful ride. It was a gentle ride too; not many ups and downs. The scenery was breathtaking. We passed …
... in 1999. It’s a newbie and not well known.
The park road took us up to 9,000 ft. and we were looking down at the bottom of the canyon where the Gunnison River flows. It is a loooong way down. Many of the viewing areas require a good deal of walking (I will say hiking). We did some of them and not others. One was labeled to be 100 yards and by park standards, that is supposed to mean round trip. We decided to take ...
14. Ancient Ruin of Drukgyel Dzong
15. Monasteries: Punakha Dzong, Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, Paro Dzong, Trongsa Dzong and Dagana Dzong
16. Tamzhing Monastery
... I never met a US traveler there and would recommend it in a minute. There is much more to see in Wadi Rum - that is where they filmed Lawrence of Arabia. There are all kinds of hikes with water, amazing desert excursions and fabulous religious/archeological sites outside of Amman - as well as the Dead and Red Sea! I hope to see all of that next time with Jeff. If you need a guide Faleh is great. I have his contact info. Just send me a private email.
10. Having a rental car in ...
... the season and things aren't in full swing. But we did get the advantage (at 9AM) of being just about (truly) the only people there. Totally empty. We wandered around, joined for an hour and a half by a Little Rascals-type dog who stayed with us the entire time (we called him our tour guide) - he even waited for us when we went in the church. Anyhow, the pueblo is just like any pictures you've seen - easily allows you to imagine what it was like in its heyday. ...