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In preparation for the big upcoming trip to Europe I wanted to try out a couple of blogging apps for my iPad. I will be on the road for almost a month without my laptop.

Since I am writing this from home here is a picture of the sunset from ...

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3 days of r&r in sedona

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After all of our hiking and rafting adventure we are ending the trip with 3 days of rest and relaxation in Sedona. Our major activities here are a Pink Jeep tour, Golfing, and a massage for the women in the family. Otherwise we are doing lots of pool time and ...

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grand canyon - river to rim

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The call for "Hooaaahhht Coffeeeeee" went out at 4:30AM. It was already twilight in the East and it was time to pack up camp and get on the rafts for the final 3/4 mile of our journey. We had all come a long way on this trip. From ...

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down the colorado into the canyon

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For three days we had a great raft trip with Wilderness River Adventures. The trip was amazing! For three days we saw the Grand Canyon in a way that few are lucky enough to see, from the bottom up. As we rafted along we literally saw the history of the ...

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bryce canyon sunrise -- antelope canyon

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It was an early morning today. The alarm went off at 5:30 and we were out of the hotel by 5:43. We made a short drive up to Bryce Point in twilight. The temperature was only 37 degrees but it did not seem too cold. We waited a ...

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angel's landing

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Our first day of hiking in Zion National Park was great! Here is our goal for the day:

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From the bus stop known as "The Grotto" we hiked 2 miles and 1,800 feet up to the top of Angel's Landing. The hike to the saddle point in the ...

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bryce -- navajo / queens garden

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According to National Park Service literature, the combination of the Navajo loop and the Queens Garden loop is called the best 3 mile hike in the world. I'd say they must be right. The first thing that is just totally amazing is when you first peer over the rim ...

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phoenix to springdale

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Long day of traveling today. Left Minneapolis at 9:05 this morning and just got into our room in Springdale UT at 11:00 Mountain time, or midnight back home. Actually we checked in a while ago but went straight to the Bit and Spur to have some dinner since ...

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