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Summary of “My most mad ski trip yet?”

By on February 24, 2015 in General, USA with 0 Comments

Well, I am back from what I dubbed “My most mad ski trip yet?”…. It was mad with all the travelling, but it was worth the effort. Las Vegas: Totally weird place. Not sure what to make of it other than it is not my kind of place. It was “too”: Too noisy Too busy […]

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The Watchman Trail – Zion National Park, Utah

By on February 21, 2015 in General, USA with 0 Comments

Larger versions of the above photos can be seen at SmugMug The Watchman trail was great and we were so lucky to have it pretty much to ourselves for the 2 hour hike, accept for the last 10 minutes at the end when we bumped in to two other people. The trail starts at visitors’ […]

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A walk at night in Zion National Park

By on February 21, 2015 in USA with 0 Comments

OK, admittedly this was not a long walk, and it was just around the grounds near the lodge, but none the less it was magical. Living in Malaysia I very rarely get to see the night sky, and there are two reasons for that. First, and this may sound odd, it is often cloudy at […]

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Dinner at the Thunderbird Restaurant, Mount Carmel, Utah

By on February 21, 2015 in USA with 0 Comments
Dinner at the Thunderbird Restaurant, Mount Carmel, Utah

After our drive east out to the Zion National Park, we found a great looking roadside restaurant called Thunderbird Restaurant. First of all, we had to stop because of the great sign… And the fact that it was the “Home of the Ho-Made Pies”. We had a burger and a beer, not the best burger […]

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A walk in the woods…. The Grotto and Emerald Pools Trail – Zion National Park, Utah

By on February 20, 2015 in USA with 0 Comments
A walk in the woods…. The Grotto and Emerald Pools Trail – Zion National Park, Utah

After leaving a snowy Park City behind, and a five-hour drive, it was nice to get out of the car and stretch the legs on the Grotto and Emerald Pools Trail – Zion National Park, Utah. It was very early season in the park, so there were very few visitors and the lack of leaves […]

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The drive from Park City to Zion National Park, Utah

By on February 20, 2015 in USA with 0 Comments
The drive from Park City to Zion National Park, Utah

We were about to leave Park City for the long drive to Zion National Park and it started to snow! A week of clear blue skies and now snow for the drive south… And with the snow and the weather, some of the views were spectacular…. The snow gave way to rain, then light rain, […]

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Snowing in Park City, Utah

By on February 20, 2015 in USA with 0 Comments
Snowing in Park City, Utah

Last morning in Park City and we woke up to snow… Looks like it is going to be a miserable drive back to Las Vegas. If you have enjoyed this article then please feel free to share it using the buttons below.   Nick’s continued wanderings can be followed on Twitter: @nickswanderings.  

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Back at the No Name Saloon for Dinner…

By on February 20, 2015 in General, USA with 0 Comments
Back at the No Name Saloon for Dinner…

What is going on in Park City this evening? The place is heaving! Tried several places for dinner, with no luck, 30 – 60 minute waits. Ended up back at the No Name Saloon where we managed to find somewhere to sit… If you have enjoyed this article then please feel free to share it […]

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Day 6: Skiing Solitude, Utah – summary

By on February 20, 2015 in USA with 0 Comments
Day 6: Skiing Solitude, Utah – summary

Last day of skiing on this trip…. Tough call to make. Do we go back and ski where we have skied before, therefore hopefully getting a good end to the trip, or do we try somewhere new? Tough call. If we go to a new place and it turns out not to be that good […]

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Afternoon snack stop at Stone Haus Pizzeria and Creamery, Solitude, Utah

By on February 19, 2015 in General, USA with 0 Comments
Afternoon snack stop at Stone Haus Pizzeria and Creamery, Solitude, Utah

Stopped for a mid afternoon snack at Stone Haus Pizzeria and Creamery, which is located down in the Solitude Village. Nice place for a snack, with a good view of the mountain. We had the $6 pizza slice and beer special. The pizza was good, the beer was not. Free WiFi If you have enjoyed […]

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