Sand Flats Recreation Area
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... and it says 2.4km. Now I am standing there in my flip flops and Aaron looks at me and asks if I am going to try and complete it in those, so I quickly change my mind and change into my Nike’s. We start walking, and seriously this is not 2.4km, its more like 5km. Its all up hill on massive flat rock surfaces. Not that we mind because we love a good hike, but it was very misleading.
We get up to the top and think the hike is over and that the Arch will be there, but ...
... heading to a town called Bedrock (no, the Flintstones don't live there!).
By pure chance we descended through the stunning Paradox Valley and at the bottom arrived at Bedrock, home to one General Store giving it it's 'town' title! It was here that we saw our first ever ...
Today we got a wake up call from the hotel at 7am (we didn't want to risk our phones changing time overnight) and were out by 8. We made a 2.5 hour journey to Four Corners, which is where the borders of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah meet. So essentially, you are in 4 states at once when standing on the perfect spot! We waited in line to take our picture, and eventually, we made it to the front of the line and took a picture ...
... visiting some viewpoints such as Balanced Rock, Courthouse Towers, and Park Avenue. The walks to these viewpoints are minimal, but the sun is merciless and it is taking its toll.
We decide that the happy hour sushi special Casey found in town will be our reward for the day. Sushi in the desert? Yes, “Sabaku Sushi” flies it in fresh overnight several times a week. It was really good and they had some very unique rolls designed and named after ...
... br> We first passed through Monticello from the east. It's not a very exciting town but has a beautiful view of Canyonlands National Park's "Needles", which I failed to photograph... From Monticello we took 191 north towards the La Sal Mountains. A few months ago while planning this trip, I had imagined us on a beautiful hike through this amazing range, climbing up through snowy passes and rounding corners to wide views ...
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