Purple Sage Motel
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... Point. We could even hear the thunder, yet it was sunny at the rim. This was so amazing to watch as the storm moved along it's path. Be sure to look at the pic!!
As we stood there, we could see some dark clouds moving into the area from another direction, so we walked back to the lodge for an early dinner. The food was quite good and I like how they bring out the white tablecloths for this meal. It really adds a nice touch to the dining room.
After dinner, ...
... the side of the cliff. I wish we had a picture of that.
We met a lot of nice people on the trip and I talked to a group of young people from France, using my high school French. Actually, they spoke very good English. They were here visiting all of the national parks in the West. They told us that they rent motor homes in Europe and that we should go there and do what we are doing here. I would love that. What an experience that would be.
... of rock reminiscent of soft serve ice cream. Rivulets and valleys caused by rainfall crisscrossed across the rocks, leaving checkerboard patterns etched into the red waves. At the top of the hill, we entered a tunnel cut into the rock. Built by hand and completed in 1930, the tunnel was constructed by the CCC (civilian construction corps - founded by the government to provide jobs for people during and after the depression) by drilling holes into the rock face, packing it ...
... all headed back to the park, by this time the sky had turned overcast. On one hand, that’s nice to reduce contrast in photos, but it also subdues the colors tones and textures Bryce is so famous for. We spent all day touring the northern section of the park, including a few partial hikes down into the canyon. We probably hiked 3-5miles… We spent some time scouting out two locations for Milky Way shots, but all the ...
... ready to face the day.
Walked into the Bryce Amphitheatre amongst the cliffs and Hoodoos. Started on the Queens Garden trail, a 3km walk to a Hoodoo that looks like Queen Victoria. The descent into the canyon was steep and slippery on the grave but worth the effort to see lots of interesting shapes.
At the bottom of the canyon we joined the Peekaboo trail which took us on an 9 Km loop trail through ...