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40 Nights in the West

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S: 40 Nights in the West Roadtrip 2010

BC: A Ben & Marti Adventure

FC: 40 Nights in the West Roadtrip 2010

1: The journey begins September 27th 2010

2: Zion, Utah

3: Hiking in Zion National Park.

4: PHANG NGA BAY, PHUKET | November 7 | Grand Canyon North Rim, Colorado

5: Camping and hiking around the North Rim Grand Canyon Campground.

6: North Kaibab Trail - We hiked 3 of the 14 miles down into the canyon.

8: A stop at Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado river and a Navajo tour of Antelope Canyon, picturesque tunnels carved by water.

9: Page, Arizona

11: Telluride, Colorado | ..

13: We hiked, took a gondola up to the mountain tops, explored the town of Telluride, and watched movies in the Kasdan's home theater.

14: Denver and Boulder, Colorado | We saw the King Tut exhibit at the Denver Art Museum and even more art with Lauren Bassett.

15: Biking along the Willamette River and visiting the University of Boulder.

17: Cheyenne, Wyoming | Visiting Dane, Heidi, and Dillon Johnson.

18: Stopping in the snow, hiking with Maria Fernandez and friends.

19: (The population of Riverside, Wyoming is 20 people.) | Encampment, Wyoming ljj | Marti posing with another family lawn jockey. In the days of the Underground Railroad, they were used to signal if a house was a safe place to stop.

20: Thermopolis, Wyoming

21: In the "city of heat", we explored hot spring pools and bath houses. The bridge to the left is a "swinging bridge" from 1916, which did indeed sway. The bath house had the most ominous steam room we've ever seen.

22: Jackson Hole, Wyoming | Hiking beneath the Grand Teton mountains to Taggart Lake. Other hikers told us there were moose nearby, but we were unable to find them. We saw plenty of deer though - the town even uses their antlers for large-scale decor!

24: Yellowstone, Wyoming

26: Deer and buffalo and thermal vents, oh my!

27: . | Missoula, Montana

29: Spokane and Carnation, Washington | We visited gardens, a church that a relative of Ben's designed, saw Snoqualmie Falls and stayed with Ted and Christie Toribara in Spokane and Martin and Becky Chaney in Carnation.

30: Seattle, Washington

31: Experiencing the Space Needle and the Experience Music and Science Fiction Museums designed by Frank Gehry.

33: . | Portland, Oregon

35: Parks and bridges in Portland, statue of author Ken Kesey in Eugene.

36: Arcata and Fort Bragg, California

37: Humboldt State University and sightseeing along the coast.

39: San Francisco and Berkeley, California | San Francisco's City Hall, Ghirardelli square, Halloween dance party, and a typical protest outside our hotel.

40: Looking across the bay at San Francisco from Coyote Point County Park, discovering new curiosities in Japantown and watching the sun set from Indian Rock in Berkeley.

41: Santa Cruz, California

43: Big Sur, California

45: Oddities Seen Along the Way

46: 40 Nights in the West Itinerary September 27, 2010 - Cypress, CA to Zion, UT: 420 miles, 7 hours 2 nights camping at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort Campground Sept 29 - Zion, UT to Grand Canyon North Rim, AZ: 152 miles, 3.5 hours 2 nights camping at North Rim Campground Oct 1 - Grand Canyon, AZ to Page, AZ: 130 miles, 2.5 hours 1 night at Americas Best Value Inn hotel Oct 2 - Antelope Canyon, AZ to Telluride, CO: 290 miles, 5.5 hours 4 nights at Larry and Meg Kasdan's home Oct 6 - Telluride, CO to Carbondale, CO: 175 miles, 3.5 hours 1 night at Lauren Bassett's home | Oct 7 - Carbondale, CO to Denver, CO: 170 miles, 3 hours 2 nights at La Quinta Inn hotel Oct 9 - Denver, CO to Boulder, CO: 30 miles, 40 minutes 1 night motel at Americas Best Value Inn hotel Oct 10 - Boulder, CO to Cheyenne, WY: 100 miles, 2 hours 2 nights at F.E. Warren Air Force Base with Dane & Heidi Johnson Oct 12 - Cheyenne, WY to Encampment, WY: 132, 2.5 hours 1 night at Joe, Mary and Maria Fernandez's home Oct 13 - Encampment, WY to Thermopolis, WY: 240 miles, 4.5 hours 1 night at Roundtop Mountain Motel Oct 14 - Thermopolis, WY to Yellowstone, WY: 160 miles, 3 hours 2 nights in Rustic Inn cabin at Jackson Hole 1 night at Kelly Inn West Yellowstone Oct 17 - West Yellowstone, WY to Missoula, MO: 260 miles, 4.5 hours 1 night in KOA cabin Oct 18 - Missoula, MT to Spokane, WA: 200 miles, 3.5 hours 1 night at Ted and Christie Toribara's home

47: Oct 19 - Spokane, WA to Seattle, WA: 280 miles, 4.5 hours 1 night at Martin and Becky Chaney's home in Carnation 3 nights at City Hostel Seattle Dinner with Rafe Scarpati Oct 23 - Seattle, WA to Portland, OR: 173 miles, 3 hours 3 nights at Hosteling International NW Portland Guesthouse Dinner with Alma Chaney and Will Davis Oct 26 - Portland, OR to Eugene, OR: 110 miles, 2 hours 1 night at La Quinta Inn hotel Oct 27 - Eugene, OR to Prairie Creek State Park, CA: 250 miles, 5 hours 1 night at America's Best Value Inn hotel Oct 28 - Prarie Creek State Park, CA to Arcata, CA: 50 miles, 1 hour 1 night at Camille Riley's home Oct 29 - Arcata, CA to Fort Bragg, CA: 140 miles, 2.5 hours 1 night at Myra Chaney's home Oct 30 - Fort Bragg to San Francisco, CA: 165 miles, 3.5 hours 2 nights at Good Hotel Nov 1 - San Francisco, CA to Berkeley, CA: 14 miles, 20 minutes 1 night at Casa Zimbabwe Coop with Melanie Hill Dinner with Caitlyn Kilgore Nov 2 - Berkeley, CA to Santa Cruz, CA: 75 miles, 1.5 hours Stop in Palo Alto for lunch with Mika Toribara 2 nights in Santa Cruz at Ocean Pacific Lodge hotel See Collin Herron, Laura Martin, Christina Cox, Kenny Licea & Danny Core Nov 4 - Santa Cruz, CA to Big Sur, CA: 70 miles, 1.5 hours 2 nights camping at Big Sur State Park Nov 6 - Big Sur, CA to Cypress, CA: 320 miles, 5.5 hours Stop for lunch with Bob and Marcie Scarpati in Solvang Roadtrip concludes at Ben's home

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