Category Archives: utah

Moki Dugway Road and Muley Point Overlook

A 3-mile stretch of the Mexican Hat to Natural Bridges road (SR-261) is referred to as Moki Dugway.  It is a mostly unpaved and consists of a dramatic series of switchbacks which climb the cliffs which separate Valley of the … Continue reading

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Places to Visit and Things to Do in Southern Utah and Northern Arizona

Southern Utah and Northern Arizona have a wonderful places to visit including:  Monument Valley Tribal Park, Gooseneck State Park, Cedar Mesa, Valley of the Gods, Upper Antelope Canyon, Lake Powell, Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Navajo National Monument, and what’s left … Continue reading

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Traveling with My Grandchildren

I’ve traveled with my grandchildren a lot, sometimes with their parent(s), but frequently without. All of my experiences have been great. On my most recent expedition, my grandson James and I traveled to Jacksonville, Florida, to explore the local game … Continue reading

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Private Playground near Gunnison, Utah

During a recent trip to Gunnison, UT, to examine the prospects for automating the area’s irrigation delivery system, I had the opportunity to examine a large private playground unit belonging to the Boore family.  It was constructed and installed by … Continue reading

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Impoverished Primary Schools in Rwenzori Mountain Villages

We first started traveling to Rwenzori Mountain villages to install playground equipment.  However as we got higher and higher into the mountains, we found the village school facilities to more and more primitive.  It became extremely obvious that the schools … Continue reading

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Navajo Mountain Adventure Tours

Enjoy horseback riding, ATVing, and 4-Wheeling in one of the most remote and beautiful locations in the lower United States. Navajo Mountain is located on the Utah/Arizona border and just east of Lake Powell.  The mountain itself functions as a sentinel … Continue reading

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Looking for Anasazi Ruins on Cedar Mesa

On a recent family vacation to southern Utah, we explored areas on Cedar Mesa.  We took a road west of the highway, across from the road to Cigarette Spring.  The first day, we explored a canyon just off Government Trail.  … Continue reading

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