Travel Blogs from Supai
... remember we are going straight down. We are an hour and 45 minutes into this being careful as it is slippery. They say to double your time going up. Nothing says we can't make it another 1 1/2 miles down- except the whole internet. We double back and make it to the top in 1 hour 45 minutes. It was 90 degrees when we headed up at 10- but the dry heat ...
... you need to just keep putting one foot in front of the other. Eventually, that’ll get you home. So we put our heads down, and put one foot in front of the other, stopping frequently for food and water. Chelle gathered significant energy at one point as we ticked off the second (but most important) item on our “Species of animal we don’t want to see” list: a very pretty black-and-white snake that slithered off into the undergrowth at ...
... herd of buffalo before making it to the North Rim
entrance station with just enough time to set up our tent before
sunset. We were excited to have the campsite nearest to the rim,
which we booked 6 months ago, and yes, it is pretty close, kind of
disappointed that there are trees in the way of the view, but
honestly, pretty darn close, no guard rails or anything, I am glad
Calder is old enough to know better than to run out and climb on ...
... a single bed shortened to fit her height only, a comfy sofa for James with his own curtain to block off his eave and a grand double bed with theatrical drawn back curtain to be let down by us.
It was such a relief after the standard twin queen beds in close proximity to have our own space. Small kitchenette allowed own tea making and fridge/ freezer, although tiny,was great for the bottle of gin we are carrying with us and the tonic water.
... Now they earn a bit of extra cash by opening their land up for tourism...and don't the tourists love it...for good reason!!!
The village sits in a small green belt along Havasu Creek, several hundred metres below the canyon rim. Access is via mule, horse or foot (or chopper 2 days a week) down a 7 mile track starting at the end of a road 60 miles north of Route 66. We had read that the hike to the village takes several hours, and ...