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Zion NP, 7/30/12

Found some WiFi in the lobby of the Bryce Lodge, so here’s a brief post. We’ve been to a lot of parks recently and the consensus is that they are all incredible in their own way. Bryce has been no different. Putting aside broken water mains (now fixed) and early morning fire alarms going off (half of us were already up and heading out to the sunrise anyway), Bryce is quite spectacular. Hoodoos! Who knew?

We’re leaving Bryce tomorrow and driving Rt 12 to Torrey, one of America’s more scenic drives. We may find time to post tomorrow night, but no promises. We’re having too much fun!

Sunrise @ Bryce, Bryce NP, 7/31/12

Wall Street, Bryce NP, 7/31/12

Wall Street, Bryce NP, 7/31/12

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North Rim Lodge, GCNP, 7/27/12

As I type this we’re in our cabin at the Zion Lodge. Who knew they’d have WiFi? We certainly didn’t. Since our last posting we’ve driven through Monument Valley, realized that using 18 year old maps is probably not the best thing to do, spent two nights at the North Rim Lodge, much of it on the Veranda, and driven to Zion. Most of the time we’ve been saying the equivalent of “Holy Crap!”. The sights are just unbelievable and we’ve been taking pictures like crazy. Here are just a few to tide y’all over…we’ll be posting details when we get home (and LOTS more photos).

North Rim, GCNP, 7/26/12

Angels Window, GCNP, 7/27/12

Zion Valley, Zion NP, 7/28/12

Lake Powell Resort, Page, AZ, 7/25/12

Well, we haven’t been posting during the recovery from my “heart event”, but I’m doing fine, feel great and I’m getting stronger by the day. In fact, we’re currently in the midst of a major road trip through the Southwest: Salt Lake City (for a family event), Moab, Page, the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce and Torrey, Utah. As I type, we just finished a day of driving through Monument Valley and we’re enjoying a cocktail in the bar of the Lake Powell Resort overlooking the Lake. Here are a few shots just to show that we’re alive and enjoying life!

Canyonlands NP, 7/23/12

Arches National Park, 7/24/12

Canyonlands NP, 7/24/12

Dead Horse Point SP, 7/24/12

Fishers Tower, Off Rt128 outside Moab, UT, 7/24/12

Goose Neck SP, 7/25/12