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Jul 12, 2009 - Were off to drive around.

July 12, 2009 We had a relatively pleasant day today. We started off the day with a free “Flap Jack” breakfast held by the camp hosts. It was nice not to have to make breakfast. All we had to do was show up and eat. YUM YUM. After filling our bellies we hoped into the truck and headed back into the park. Our goal was to drive around and look for animals and scenery. We got lucky today by viewing animals and getting better pictures of a Bull Moose than we had at the Grand Tetons. Let me start with our first animal we saw. The Marmot is a...

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Jul 11, 2009 - Rocky Mountain High

July 11, 2009 Wow! What a day. We had one of the neatest personal adventures of the trip. We hiked up to two mountain peaks today and the views along the way were Godly. However, as I write this my body is in pain. For the first time, The Traveling Kinnaman’s hiked to an elevation of 13, 062 ft above sea level. We were surprised that the hike was as hard as it was considering it was only a 4.8 mile hike. We will start at the beginning. We made it to the trailhead which was at an elevation of 11, 250 ft. Our goal was to hike up to the peak...

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Jul 10, 2009 - River runs wild

July 9 and 10 2009 I apologize for not posting last night but it was a long day and I was not feeling well. Wanda and suggested I do a compare and contrast on the two days. I had to laugh. Yesterday in Rawlins Wyoming was like being back in Kuwait waiting to get the “Go” to head into Iraq. The RV park was just off the interstate, dusty, windy, and all around crappy. Most of the folks who had campers there were apparently living there. I can only describe it as a desert redneck haven. We did not even unhook the camper from the truck just in...

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