Capitol Reef Inn & Cafe
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... Well, perhaps they were at one time, thousands of years ago. They are now what they call petrified dunes. They look like sand but are as hard as rock. There is something calming in the way they seem to flow, so smoothly over the ground. They have a beauty all their own.
We saw many mesas projecting out of plateaus, like fingers, all lined up, side-by-side in various colors, striations of pink, tan, purple, and ...
... Highway 1 (the Pacific Coast Highway), New Hampshire’s Kancamagus Highway (which Ray and I rode in 2012) and the Blue Ridge Parkway (which Ray and I have ridden twice, once in each direction). Also on the gotta-go-ride-it lists: Trail Ridge Road and the Million Dollar Highway, both in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. We’ll ride them next week. Parts of UT-12 were built by in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, a work ...
... for a living and she had taken up photography in self-defence. They were hoping to go to Wales the following year as he had been told that it was stunning. We replied that it was very green and could be wet; very different from the views around Utah!
We found the parking for the trailhead by the river and slotted into the final gap. Everyone else had obviously been early. It is possible to walk the length of the Escalante River to Lake Powell ...
First thing in the morning we went on a river raft with Canyon Voyages. We picked the raft that you didn't have to row (we were still tired from last night) but you could help row or you could use a kayak instead- we knew we were too tired for that. Funny the weather forecast was for a cooler day-only 93 degrees. We only did a half day because we had to get to Capitol Reef today. I'm glad since most of the trip was a bit boring- beautiful scenery -but as I said"you get immuned to ...
... Detour" button on the GPS and it sends us back to the "main road" (good!), only to send us through a different dirt road a couple miles further.
Sandy suggests to use her phone GPS. (I bought Navigon USA a while back on for the both of us. This so we would have offline maps to use in case of emergency. Unfortunately my phone refused to locate the maps and she got a new phone on which we forgot to reinstall. Thanks to the fine Cosmopolitan internet connection we ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCapitol Reef Inn & Cafe Torrey
A wonderful stay in this very convenient inn. The room was large and confortable, the breakfast was delicious (strongly recommend the pancakes !), and so close to Bryce Canyon. Recommend it !
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