Travel Blogs from Moab
... in the heat. We had promised the girls we'd stop for frozen yogurt while we were in Moab, so we made good on our deal on our way out of town to Arches.
Our plan for the evening was to catch sunset at Delicate Arch, and try to take some Milky Way shots after that (hence the need for naps earlier in the day). We got to the trailhead around 6pm. It was still 97degrees, so we decided that I would stay back with the hounds and ...
... I left the desert were 95 or less and mostly in the 70's & 80's in the elevations. Tomorrow I'll conquer the Rockies for the 3rd time on Bike. (Last two were out and back from the Alaska ride). Was planning on stopping in Denver but that's only about 360 miles from here. So depending on how I'm feeling I might push on toward NE. Moab looks like it would be a lot of fun to spend sometime here. I couldn't stay at the place my buddy Tim recommended ...
Thursday June 12, 2014
Today we went white water rafting on the Colorado River. After leaving the store of "Tag-A-Long Expeditions" we traveled for 45 minutes up the river for our disembarkation. There were 3 large rafts in our group, ours held 10 plus our guide, who did all of the rowing, all we had to do was sit there, ...
... and push and get in your shot and behave like idiots? It's like to hell with everyone else. Anyway, my little ***** done, I did find some people free areas to get my photos and sit and take in the vista. Back to the visitor centre for some geology/geography therapy on how the arches and windows are made and how the desert survives. Even the biological soil is alive and so important to the whole ecological system. This is why it is so annoying to see the ...
... were shot in or near Moab: Stagecoach, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Thelma and Louise, City Slickers II, and Riders of the Purple Sage. The world’s largest rope swing isn’t far from here, at the 105-foot Corona Arch. You gotta check it out, as about 23 million other YouTubers have. Click here to take a swing on Corona Arch. Don’t try this at home. It’s called “pendulum swinging,” and it ...
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