SpringHill Suites Vernal
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We left Jackson this morning around 10:30. We had a relaxing morning; did some more laundry, caught up on the blog, ate breakfast, showered, etc.
Jackson is a great little western town. A lot of the buildings look like the old west. I would have liked to stay and walk around the historic district a bit, but unfortunately, parking the RV in town was just not going to happen.
We decided to ...
We pulled into the take-out boat ramp, and pleasantly had most of the ramp to ourselves. Quickly cars are retrieved, the rafts are unloaded and deflated (all except Frank's which they take home mostly inflated strapped on the top of their trailer). With everyone's help the cars and trailers are packed up, and we bid a sad goodbye to the Green River. We had enjoyed one another's company enough that we all met at a restaurant in Craig ...
... our way out of town.
We had lunch in a local bar which wasn't bad before continuing our stroll through town. Sean and I walked in the opposite direction to find the post office and get a flat pack box to send through to Mainfreight - it's a good way to get rid of the goodies we buy alone the way and also keep out load on the bikes lights as possible. For $14.00 it was sent through to be packed with the bikes when we return them back to NZ.
Dinner was had ...
... live in such dusty, isolated places. We traveled for hours to reach our destination - Dinosaur National Monument in Jensen, Utah. Long, straight roads for miles, hills and rock formations in the distance; Colorado is a big state to drive across!
As we neared Utah, we re-entered the mountains. These mountains looked more southwest-like, with canyons, red rock formations, and sandy mountains. Dinosaur National Monument was very cool. ...
... lasted until around 5:30. Peter woke up (he
was really hard to get to sleep before) crying about growing pains in
his feet. Then the real problem became apparent. He is homesick and
wants to get back on the airplane. NOW. He finally fell back asleep
at around 5:30...but I had to get up at 6:30 to drive back into town
so the girls and I could go white water rafting.
The trip and our guide, Clark,
were great. He had a great sense of humor ...