Travel Blogs from Bicknell
Na het ontbijt in Moab met lekkere Starbuckkoffie vertrokken we richting Bicknell. We hadden ondertussen 2250 km afgelegd en vandaag deden we er 264 bovenop.
Iets ten noorden van Moab veranderde het landschap opnieuw. Eerst glooiend met lichtgeelgroene heuvels en dan een mengeling van kale hoge rotsen met lagen van geel, groen en rood. < …
Oh this morning was rough. Van was worried about the hills/heat so we woke up at 4:30 AM.Oof, that was no fun. We went over to the restaurant for a really good eggs, bacon, toast and hash browns breakfast. I wasn't hungry yet though since, as I will gripe again, it was SO EARLY. We left with one of the other riders, Frosty, off to Bicknell. On the …
... place called The Saddlery. Confusing because I saw no tack for sale. There was a stuffed bucking bull in the entry. They were kind enough to return its balls when they stuffed it. I'm sure the bull appreciates that. Several mounted buffalo heads on the wall, and a chandelier made of elk antlers. Had a distinctly Utah feel to it. I ate some dead cow and then shot four games of pool.
Lost all four of them, that's how good I am at ...
... Took two or three batches of cattle for that to really gel but I got it eventually. Also didn't hit anything. The coolest part was coming across a herd with about six cowboys and their horses driving them.
I stopped in Escalante for possibly the best bruschetta I've ever had, then continued down the 12. This is where the road got super interesting. I have a continuing suspicion this is the highway I came down through a bit of ...
... that I felt like I was in the yard of a messy giant.
As we were driving the Scenic Drive (aptly named!) we saw a Bighorn Sheep on one of the cliffs. We stopped. He stopped and stared at us long enough for me to grab the camcorder then he wandered and then ran off. Such a beautiful sight and we learn later a site not many of the rangers have yet seen. The sheep are not easy to spot. We feel blessed. Really. These animals are ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed