The Inn at Solitude
Travel Blogs from Solitude
We have meandered today. Day of relaxing really. Tootled around the Main Street pottering in the shops. An afternoon stroll and then a leisurely drive up through the hills to the ski resorts. Stunning scenery. Fall is just beginning, the trees are starting to turn. The sun is out and the light wind is bringing an autumnal chill. ...
Early start today, due to nothing but need. A need to stand on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, to experience the sun rise. 6.30am. The sun rises and ignites LA. Pelicans in their hundreds are skimming the ocean, waves are crashing onto the shore line, not a thought for anything but feeling alive and happy. Truly magical experience. Things ...
... the dining room table talking and laughing about my snake encounter. Steve called his brother to thank him for the keys, and he laughed too, then he said he'd never seen a snake up there. I was lucky enough to be the first! Ha ha! Later, Steve told us about taking the jeep into a river when he was fourteen, and he said that was the longest ride to town, sitting next to his dad, getting chastised for wrecking the jeep.
After a ...
... riding. Nothing very eventful about these places. All I wanted to do was keep riding. I thought I might check out that big copper mine southwest of SLC I had heard about. I think it was called the Kennecott Copper Mine. Supposed to be the biggest open pit mine in the US or the world, I can't remember exactly. So I started riding towards that. Eventually I got onto some very busy highway, which had an extremely small shoulder. It was littered with glass and other ...
... City, the capital and most populous area of the state, and then ride in a circle through the "Wasatch" region and end up back in SLC in a few days. This path would take me first slightly into the Utah desert to the West of SLC first, then south to the city of Provo, east to Heber, north to the ski resort city of Park City and then back West to SLC. As with most of my trips, the plans were subject to change and I hoped I would have enough time to travel ...
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