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Thursday July 17, 2014
This morning we headed into Salt Lake City, and the “Temple Square”. This is an area that
encompasses many buildings of the Mormon Faith, both religious and secular. Our first stop was at the “North Visitor’s Center” where we were introduced to the basics of the Mormon faith. The displays in the visitor’s center depicted the life ...
... alley opens right into the hotel lobby. Excellent!
The hotel is literally across the street from Temple Square, the home of the Mormon/Later-Day Saints church. We toured the grounds, and then walked to the "artsy" restaurant area.
Just picked up Sean and Sarah at the airport. Gonna hit a bar and then hit the beds.
... Turns out it is extremely easy to spot bison- they are bloody huge! Like big gentle giants, they had very cuddly looking fur and big dopey faces. Pretty amazing creatures to watch, and we saw plenty- mainly further away but quite a few up close too. We also spotted some antelope, large hares and a fox-type thing.
We parked up at a trailhead for Dooly Knob, which was a climb up to the islands centre ridge. We ...
Today was a slow day. Ha.
I had a haircut but it was my wife who gave it to me using a $11 pair of clippers we bought at the supermarket. I think it turned out ok - I know it doesn't look as good as a professional job but I'm sure she will improve and my head feels lighter and cleaner. Plus I'm not going to bump into anyone I know. LOL.
This morning we also drove to Provo, ...
... with lemon rice and salad. While I’m waiting for my number to be called, I read a framed and matted article hanging on the wall; it came from the NY Times, 2009. The article touted the delights of the Pastrami Burger, a piled-high meat-on-meat delight that originated here. Well, partly. There is more to the story.
1978. The first Crown Burgers opened in Salt Lake City. Nick Katsanevas and John ...