Knights Inn Cedar City
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... to the hotel. Jody was going to do laundry, as this is a pretty new hotel, and the washers and dryers were almost new. But the hotel didn't have any quarters to run the machines, so laundry will have to be tomorrow.
Tomorrow we head over to Cedar Breaks National Monument and Bryce Canyon National Park. It should be a great day!
112.7 miles today
13,904.6 miles total
3.482 gallons today
333.644 gallons total
... was perfect for a couple of days but this morning its poring rain, thunder, lighting and frigging freezing. Brrrrr
The people here are real country hicks, cowboy style and the place appears to be full of Mormon people. Since we left Vegas its been near impossible to find a pub or bar, most restaurants dont even sell alcohol, I guess you should expect that when the majority of folk are Mormon or Amish.
Mind you it appears they love to kill ...
... that tower over the riverbed. Deer wander through the trees, wading across the rivers to reach the green grass that grows on the canyon floor. California Condors cruise 3 miles above the rim of the canyon. Snakes slither across the paths, searching for a sunny place to rest and warm themselves up. Contrasted with the blazing sun, forget-me-not sky, and deep red rocks, you can see why the Mormon settlers deemed it to be paradise.
We hopped off the bus at the aptly named ...
... here was Angels Landing. This had some serious switch backs and gained 1400 feet elevation which I believe put the top above 7000 feet (we should google, sorry BING that). At the view point we decided it was time for Owen and Siena to turn around, so I went up the cliff to the top on my own. Believe it or not there has been multiple fatalities here because of people falling off the cliffs. They put in chain type fencing for people to hold ...
... remainder of the scenic byway 12 to Panguitch where it ends. We then drove on scenic byway U-143, first time ever we have both seen a sign warning you that you are not on a particular road (THIS IS NOT THE 8)9!! Rich doubted my road selection but all worked out well. We drove via Panguitch Lake, which looks like a great place to holiday, on to Brian Head, this byway is called the Patchwork Pathway which is a true description of ...