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... to see it. They would have looked more appropriate in the van....to give you some idea she had brightly coloured long socks on, but they weren't matching ones!
I should also mention that Capitol Reef is red rock country with cliffs, domes, canyons and bridges in what they call the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monoline, or an almost 100 mile wrinkle! Ouch! And our scenic drive gave us a great view of these wonders and of those in the Fruita area - history again of ...
... little traffic as I drove south toward the upper end of Lake Powell. I stopped at the Hite Overlook and ate a banana. As I approached the intersection of 95 and 264 I could see a shower in the distance. I was making good time so I took the turn to Natural Bridges NM. Here I was able to enjoy the loop drive, a few short walks to the bridges and view points and in doing so, I allowed the storm ...
... than she could handle. She announced that she would wait for us. She had a crossword puzzle book, water, snacks and plenty of shade. Normally I wouldn't leave someone alone on a wilderness trail like that, but this is a well traveled trail and both Rob and Sue were comfortable with it, so off we went.
As the canyon walls tightened and we climbed gently it was interesting to observe the effects of wind and water on the ground and cliffs. Millions of years and all kinds ...
... to get up onto the beach. Of course my friend Esty was there to help, not with a hand, but a camera. So when I called Frankie at home that night to tell her about our day, I bragged about managing the kayak and not falling out at any of the rapids. She advised me that she had already seen a photo of me being "rescued" on Facebook. So I was busted.
Lunch was delicious. The crew prepared a nice salad and sandwiches along with fresh fruit. The break was adequate and when ...
... but nothing as continuously exciting and beautiful like this segment. We are spending the night in River Green, a small town about an hour from the Arches. Overall, it's been a really great day. It's nice having 3 drivers because we can each drive 2-3 hours and go really far without feeling too tired. I didn't take too many photos with my phone (which are all that I'm uploading as I blog). My parents took a lot of good pictures, so I'll upload them ...
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