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Left Durango via the Durango-Silverton railroad on the way to Grand Junction Colorado. The train ride took 3 1/2 hours to travel 45 miles. However the views were spectacular. Silverton is cute little town filled with all types of shops and places to eat. From Silverton we continued our journey to Grand Junction via bus arriving late PM in raging …
Gepland: Vandaag een lange rit van Bryce naar Grand Junction. Morgen komen ze ons om 8uur oppikken aan het hotel voor een 2-daagse rafting trip op de Colorado River, in de Westwater Canyon. De Ardèche maar dan nog grootser en mooier.
We zullen overnachten op het strand, in 2-persoons tentjes. Het belooft!
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... expected. As a result we made the executive decision to stay in Grand Junction 2 more nights, swayed also by the forecast for snow storms over the weekend. Our drive through the Colorado National Monument was better than we could have ever expected and to top it off we learnt about the regions abundance of dinosaur fossils. Standing where 70 million years ago dinosaurs roamed and flourished seemed surreal but we were doing it! Our first serious ...
... just after 4pm. Hotel nice, we got checked in then went to the local Supermarket. I miss Supermarkets & wandering down the aisles, lol!! We stocked up on stuff for the next few days. The lady on the checkout was really friendly & gave us discount as we were visiting, couldn't see our supermarkets doing that!! We brought everything back to the hotel, then wandered along the Main Street, looked really ...
... the Black Dragon Canyon and arrived at the top of the San Rafael Reef. The red cliffs are stained red by the iron oxide found in the rock. Couldn't believe what we were seeing!
And then we entered Arches National Park.
This is one park we had not visited on our previous trips to Utah. We sure are glad we included this time around.
Arches National Park lies atop ...
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