Travel Blogs from Vernal
Dinosour fossils , shuttle back to visitor center , hike , drive , hotel.
... south of Jackson. For hours we drove out in nowhere land looking for somewhere. At times we thought we were at somewhere, but really were in nowhere. After many hours of traveling in nowhere land we finally arrived at the somewhere we were looking for. Tomorrow again we will be traveling somewhere in nowhere land. This country really has a lot of nowhere land and it takes forever sometimes to get ...
... jumble of rocks. It was only when we were at the bottom of it that Frank looked on his GPS and said that we had just gone through S.O.B. Again, not far beyond is the very fun Schoolboy Rapid. The river narrows and runs into the left wall, creating a really exciting series of roller coaster waves. I got drenched! More riffles take us down to the Inglesby Rapid, the final named rapid in Split Mountain Canyon. Sadly we head through the last two miles ...
While there is time let's go out and feel everything.
If you hold me, I will let you into my dreams.
For time is a river rolling into nowhere.
We must live while we can, and we’ll drink our cup of laughter.
- "The Finer Things" by Steve Winwood and Will Jennings
This is one of the very few times we have headed into an area without being prepared. And we hesitated. Flaming Gorge is a ...
... Quarry. We were at the stop with 2 minutes to spare only to see the open air bus already leaving up the road. A little sad because this now meant we would be late for the Ranger talk, we sat on the benches so we were quite early for the next bus.
It is so funny to me that when things don't work out it might just be for the best reason. Well, a volunteer was near us setting up a telescope. My only thought was how I missed being ...