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We awoke before 5am without the assistance of an alarm clock. This was due in part because the sun starts rising around 5 and that we were excited about hitting the trails.
Distance: 16 miles
Elevation: 6985 feet
Activities: hiked - 4 miles; biked - 3 miles
Breakfast: Sweet potato pancakes, egg beaters, fruit …
Week 5 BLOG
Monday June 2, 2014
This morning we headed south on US 550 to just north of the town of Ridgway, to the Dennis Weaver Memorial Park. This is a good size park that was donated by the family of Dennis Weaver, from the TV show “Gunsmoke”. We were told that there were some fabulous
bike trails in the park, so we took ...
... of the views were spectacular, and breathtaking. We also drove down a park service road to the bottom of the canyon at the east end, to get an up close
and personal view of the river and of the dam up river of the canyon. The drive alone was an experience, with the road sometimes at a 16% grade; of course there were many restrictions on what vehicles were allowed on this road. After leaving the Black Canyon NP we headed west on US 50 to the ...
... and we will make conscious efforts to incorporate some of our road learnings into our US life as we work to make them more permanent. Many friends and family members asked us about our favorite countries, or best experiences, and about life lessons.
We had a chance to reflect on our experiences over ...
... related and ancestors migrated over the Bering straight land bridge from there. I thought it was interesting that he theorized Tibetans specifically, not just Chinese in general. I noticed many people had a Navajo radion station tuned on, after i left towards Shiprock, i tuned in to 940am and found it. I have alwys loved that music, but listening to the Navajo talk in between was interesting. They even gave people a heads up on certian ceremony dates and emphasized No ...