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Apr 15, 2009 - Springville, UT - East Bay RV Park

/// Wednesday - April 15, 2009 Happy Tax Day :( The wind blew hard most all night. I recorded a high gust of 31 mph with average winds in the high teens and low twenties. Nancy said she didn't get much sleep. It was still blowing hard when we got up and started our departure routine. Even fighting the wind we managed to get hitched up earlier than expected and we were on the road by 8:00 A.M. As we cleared Moab we could really see the effects of the blowing dust. Combine that with the overcast skies and there was an eerie gray/brown hue to...

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Nov 3, 2008 - Springville, Utah

I had an uneventful drive from Idaho Falls to Springville, which is just south of Salt Lake City. The traffic was really heavy through the city. Not fun to drive there. The day was overcast and gloomy with a low of 5 and a high of 14 C. I have been keeping one day ahead of a big snow storm that keeps threatening to catch up with me if I stay in one place too long. There are some parks that I want to see but if the weather is too bad I will push on to Las Vegas. Things I miss: Tim Hortans and Chinese Mandarin Oranges. I can't get Chinese...

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Apr 15, 2008 - Springville, Utah

Today I continued west across southern Utah and then turned north on I15. Back on the same highway that I used to come south in November. Just outside of Green River I saw a sign that said no towns or gas stations for the next 106 miles. This is the longest stretch of land I have ever seen on a major freeway with no human habitation or services. I continue to see amazing things. This is what I like about travel. Shortly after leaving Green River, I came to the San Rafael Desert and the San Rafael Reef. The desert is small of not of...

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