S: Our trip to Arizona and Utah, Summer 2011
BC: The sign says it all!
FC: Our trip to Arizona and Utah Summer, 2011
1: The scenery in Sedona was spectacular. the picture below is from the patio in our cabin
2: Sunset over Sedona
3: the red rocks of Sedona
6: Our jeep tour took us straight up (and down!) the red rocks and made for some exhilarating moments!
7: Hiking along Oak Creek Canyon
8: Grand Canyon, South Rim
9: The Mighty Colorado, thousands of feet below!
12: at the North Rim
16: The Painted Desert, Navajo Nation, Northern Arizona
17: Signs along the way
18: some of the spectacular flowers and plants on our way | Cacti in the Sonoran Desert | left: yucca plant | right: the agave
19: clockwise: Grand Canyon squirrel, raven, wild turkey, deer, Utah prairie dog, bison, snake (!), and duck family on the Provo River
20: Surrounded by monoliths and canyon walls: The jaw-dropping beauty of Zion National Park
21: At the Court of the Patriarchs - visiting the Avos!
23: The 'Riverside Walk' along the Virgin River as the walls of Zion Canyon converge
24: the Bryce Canyon Amphitheater
26: High up to see the Hoodoos of Bryce
27: Going into the Canyon by mules, at our age!!!! | Some post-mule soreness! | Meet Rivkah, Lisa, Shaye and Mutton. Lisa doesn't play well with the others!
28: With cowboys like these........
29: the Wild West would never have been won!
32: We drove the full length of the gorgeous Utah Highway 12, designated as an All American Road because of its unusual beauty. | The road traverses the Dixie National Forest on the north end of the Grand Staircase National Monument and begins with a drive through Red Canyon (above). Left: on our hike to Mossy Cave
33: Escalante Petrified Forest offered stunning views of the surrounding plateaus and also contained several large wooden logs that had 'petrified' over time and turned into stone! The picture above and the spread next page is of the 'badlands' scenery that we encountered as we continued our drive.
36: 2 cowboys hanging out | there was some relaxation! | all that working out has paid off! | Shaye, dangling precariously from the cliff! | to the rescue- after nearly 29 years of marriage! | you can take Rivkah out of the Cheder, but can you take the Cheder out of Rivkah? | our trusty Prius | hanging around
37: 4th of July celebrations in Park City. Bottom left: U.S. Ski Team Olympians practice in the pool!
38: Views from Squaw Peak and Cascade Springs, Provo Canyon
39: At the Sundance Resort
44: Waterfalls along the way clockwise from right: Bridal Veil Falls, Provo Canyon; Falls at Mossy Cave, Bryce; Stewart Falls on Mt. Timpanogos
45: Rafting on the Provo River!
48: our fantastic suite at the Hyatt Escala, Park City
49: A Jew goes to Temple! Mogen Dovid and the Mormons? | B"H for Chabad! | Antelope Island and the Great Salt Lake