A Bit of Sedona
Today we strolled Sedona. As in, walked up and down the town. It wasn’t extremely exciting, as at 8:00 in the morning not much was open, but I’d like to think I added to the morning excitement!
I twisted my ankle. Twice.
I’ve mentioned before that I’m naturally clumsy, despite being a figure skater, and if you didn’t believe me then, hopefully this post will convince you! The first time, I was walking down the stairs of the RV, excited to go out to see Sedona, and then – BAM! Continue reading
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A Grand Canyon Sunset
This morning we awoke bright and early (darn those dogs of ours) in Page, and decided we couldn’t stand another day of sitting, so my sisters and I went for a run. Now, I am not a runner. I typically despise running, actually. I will swim, walk, bike, hike, skip…nearly everything except run. But today, it felt amazing! My body needed exercise so badly. Until this point, my physical activity had consisted of a bit of ballet in the RV and jumping up and down curbs at every gas station we stopped at! Continue reading
Glen Canyon, Reflected
And now for the highlight of our trip thus far: a floating raft tour down the Colorado River! I have to tell you: this was absolutely amazing! We rafted down Glen Canyon, beginning at the Glen Canyon Dam and ending at Lees Ferry. The canyon was huge! And so incredibly beautiful!
We had made reservations with the Colorado River Discovery tour, which is the only company allowed to do any sort of motorized boat tour down the Colorado. They have a ten year permit for which they had bid from the US Government; they only have five years left before they either rebid or relinquish the monopoly to another company. Our tour guide, Megan, was extremely informative and is the one who told us all of this.
The tour began at the Glen River Dam, where the dam is holding back Lake Powell. My sisters, my grandma, and I hopped into a huge blue inflatable raft and off we went! Continue reading
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