Travel Blogs from Moab
... that we would lose the trail markers or our path due to fast moving water. We came to a small water fall filling up a small pool of muddy water below. I slid down and my feet immediately stuck into a patch of mud and pulled me down into the pool up to my shoulders. I was able to pull myself out and onto blessed land. I'm now covered in red sand and mud. Luckily I had the foresight to put my phone in the waterproof pocket of ...
Day 48: 7,806 miles
Friday, July 18th
Taking Christi's advice, I left Denver very early on Friday for Arches National Park, just over the Utah border. My plan was to visit the Park early on Saturday morning while it was still reasonably cool, then head across Utah for Great Basin National Park, which is just over the Nevada border.
Knowing that I wouldn't want to tent camp in 100+ degree weather, I'd already reserved a cabin in the Moab KOA ...
Second day in Moab and packed up to go to Bluff en route to Tate Grand Canyon.
Attractions for today: Dead Horse Point and Canyonlands - then on to Bluff.
James has worked out how to do panoramas on his I-pad mini. They are making him keen to find the clearest view and started some risk taking behaviour- bring it on! He is also collecting quarters- there is a run of coins with all the states on. ...
... from a distance, but it's where they drive off the cliff.
After we left Arches, we went to eat at Pasta Jay's. We were both starving and sandwiches from the cooler wasn't gonna cut it tonight. Tyler got Linguini Neopolitan with Shrimp and I got Eggplant Lombardi. We liked it, but we were starving too. We then came back to the cabin so we could get ready to leave here tomorrow. I'm gonna miss our AC!!!
... ll see if we can upload some to this blog entry in the coming days. WiFi is slow here and videos pose a problem.
After repeating last night's dinner (getting fresh salads from a local supermarket rather than going to a restaurant) Mark took the boys swimming in the hotel pool.
We're looking forward to Arches National Park, but first the pancake breakfast at the restaurant next to our hotel in the morning.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting