Motel 6 Provo - BYU
Travel Blogs from Provo
This morning we set out for a scenic drive, on the way we passed by Brigham Young University, BYU marching band was practicing. Then onto Provo Canyon Scenic Byway, where after a short hike viewed Bridal Veil Falls, breathtaking 607 ft double-cataract falls. Next made our way to Robert Redford's Sundance Resort, famous ski area, ...
Tuesday,May 28th - go to Kisoro UWA office to collect gorilla tracking permits.
Arrange transport Kisoro to Nshongi Camp. Tour Batwa pygmy village
Wednesday, May 29th - nkuringo gorilla group tracking
Thursday, May 30th - nshongi gorilla group tracking. Late afternoon bus to Kabale.
Friday, May 31th - bus to Kampala
Saturday, June 1st - day in Kampala, possible trip to Jinja
Sunday, June 2nd - bus to Nairobi
Monday, June ...
... nearing the Promised Land. We still had about two hours to go once reaching Utah and we really wanted to make it to Provo before midnight. We already had a Couch Surfing host lined up in Provo, Sam and Spencer Hawkes, a married couple. They didn't mind we would be arriving so late, but we really didn't want to keep them waiting any longer than neccessary. Upon leaving Michigan on Tuesday around 5, we thought we'd get to Provo around 8 p.m. Wednesday. ...
... and rocky.
When we arrive in Provo it is late afternoon and the city is framed by the snow-capped mountains. We try to buy a couple of beers at one of the many cafes lining the streets but none serve alcohol – clearly the locals take a dim view - let's hope Mitt Romney does not make President as things could become very boring...it looks like the hotel will be the only ...
... and a mound of fries. We all felt a little guilty about leaving Carsten behind... but figured that if it was one of us... we would want everyone to not be held back... and this is exactly what he had told us.
We also did a little bit of sledding, a few trail runs on a light dusting of snow in the valley as well as a cool little photo shoot that "A" and I took after a fluffy dump hit the city.