Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Airport / East
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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- Woke up pretty late today, around noon or so...
- Today i just wanted to enjoy the weather and nature
- Even though it's December, it's beautiful outside
- So I brought all my snacks, my guitar, and my books and headed for the Great Salt Lake
- Paid my entry fee for the day, and headed straight for the ...
... Joel, before making coloured rubberband bracelets with Emily. Fun fact - rainbow loom bracelets are a lot harder to make than the box or any 9 year old says :).
It was then time for dinner - another lovely home-cooked meal of orange chicken, rice and veggies, and then home made apple crumble for dessert. It turns out I've really missed home-cooked meals because I even had seconds of the chicken, the rice, AND the veggies :).
It was ...
... to the causeway, I glimpsed an antelope just in view, as the scrub tends to camouflage them.
Not sure if the photos will turn out.
Last on the things to see was an original farm, but I've seen enough of those, so I enjoyed sitting outside under a tree, as Paul mooched round the different tool sheds.
We were both tired but so happy with a chance conversation and query of what to do. ...
... Our park was about 10 minutes from Temple Square and a free Mormon-sponsored van comes and goes every thirty minutes to take you there. Larry had been to SLC once. But it was all new to me. I was entering Mormon Country for the first time!
Temple Square is 35 acres, chock-full of buildings of various kinds, all of them subservient to the Temple itself. Even for non-LDS (Latter Day Saints) members, the pioneer story of the Mormons ...
... are other churches here as well.
Heading north, going to Provo for lunch - valley widen out with agricultural pursuits - alfalfa and lavender that we saw. A bit of industry as well - a copper mine. Provo is a university town basically run by the CLDS's. 172,000 population. 3rd largest city after Salt Lake City and Ogden. Winter Olympics held here in 2002.
Mountains getting higher again - this is the end of the Rocky Mountain chain. Into ...