Travel Blogs from Vernal
Left Moab, sort of early, for Vernal. Our trip took us through Colorado and over a mountain pass. I thought my days of traveling on steep mountain roads with sheer drops and switchbacks was finished - wrong! And unlike many of the other Colorado roads we have travelled on this one needed a bit of TLC...ahhhh! On the plus side the scenery was pretty impressive. Before arriving in Vernal we stopped by Dinosaur National Monument (this is a park but has been given its status by ...
... rodent pet were walking the road around the parking area far away from Beckett and she took issue that Cathy had no rope style leash on Beckett. Even after Cathy explained that we used the electronic collar the old bag ran to the office and complained. The care taker then had to come to us and ask if we would use a rope style leash. Rope leash it is.
Today we left Jackson Hole with a goal to ...
... Today's trip down river is mostly a float, with nothing greater than riffles which are waves without much in the way of rocks to maneuver around. The trouble with this section of the river is that most of the day is rowing rather than being carried along by faster moving current. This means that if the upstream winds come up, which they always do, rowing against the wind makes the rowing doubly difficult. It is the type of day that the 'hard ...
Set out this morning and it was 9C and very cloudy. Had to stop and get more clothes on. The trip started with doing the Million $ highway all over again. That was great! But form there it was a decent to the Mesa (high plains) level. The plains was just like riding in a desert stright and flat. Then we came to the passes to get out of the plains and this grew scary! The speed limit over most of the Pass was 25mph ...
... were pushed up at a 67% angle. It was covered with soil, but over the years it became exposed and that's how they were discovered and we have it today. Isn't it amazing how much they can figure out!
After that, we drove along a road that winds through the park and you can stop at other places of interest - lots of great scenery with buttes and the Green River flowing along. We had ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking