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Our first backroads adventure: Zion, the finale.

We did not know it then, but 1997 was a great time to visit Zion National Park.  We were able to drive into the park.  It was not crowded on the trails, and at points, we were even able to … Continue reading

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Cultural wars and environmental destruction: Pipe Spring National Monument

Benn Pikyavit, a Paiute, was our guide through Wisor Castle, home to Mormon polygamists, now owned by the U.S. Park Service. ¬†All three represent cultural conflict. Alie and I love the desert Southwest, but we often wondered why pioneers chose … Continue reading

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An Itinerary for the Southwest U.S. (Part 6 of 6 )

[Las Vegas; Hoover Dam; Grand Canyon; Monument Valley; Mesa Verde; Durango, Black Canyon of the Gunnison; Grand Mesa; Arches National Park; Canyonlands National Park; Natural Bridges; Capitol Reef National Park; Bryce Canyon National Park]; Glen Canyon Dam; Vermillion Cliffs National … Continue reading

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