2018_09_23 Top of Rigi

2018_09_23 Top of Rigi

The Rigi Last Weekend we left our kids at the Grandparents in Vitznau and spend the night at the Top of the Rigi. The weather was quite stormy, with lots of wind. The days before it was really warm, and a cold front was coming in. With the big change the clouds where fantastic to look at. They drew amazing patterns, which you can see below. While the sun was setting, a small opening between the clouds was seen on…

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2018/08/27 DAY 5 – BEAVER TO Las Vegas

2018/08/27 DAY 5 – BEAVER TO Las Vegas

The last day… I spent the last night in Beaver, which is a pretty nice place. Although I was searching a good Stake house, I ended up eating a very delicious salmon menu. The next morning, I headed towards Las Vegas, with a stop at the Valley of Fire. It was a 3h drive from Beaver to the Valley of Fire, along the way I stopped at an IHOP for breakfast 🙂 The Valley of Fire It was hot… arriving…

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2018/08/26 Day 4 – Hanksville to Beaver

2018/08/26 Day 4 – Hanksville to Beaver

After a long night on the Goblins, today I was sleeping long… until 9am! After packing up all my stuff, I headed over the street for a good breakfast, and indeed it was delicious. I drove back to Torrey and further to the Fish lake. This is an amazing place, so quiet and beautiful. Then heading west Junction. If you look at the map below.. I did a little de-tour. I turned left at the junction, instead of right to the…

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2018/08/25 Day 3 – Torrey to Hanksville

2018/08/25 Day 3 – Torrey to Hanksville

The day of the “dead end roads” Today I had to do 3 turnarounds… First “dead end road” Well this is not really a dead end road in the sense of that I thought it was through road. I stopped at the Fruita visitor center to get information about the backcountry road towards Goblin State park. Unfortunately, they did not know too much about the road I was going. But on the oder side I decided to view the valley of…

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2018/08/24 DAY 2 – Cedar City to Torrey

2018/08/24 DAY 2 – Cedar City to Torrey

Day 2 – Cedar City to Torrey I did sleep pretty good, although the Model was just next to the highway.. I had a lot of plans for this day, so let’s get started The Tire As AVIS was opening at 8am, I was all set and at the AVIS booth at 7:50am at the airport inCedar City. After a short conversation, she offered me a replacement car….well either a HUGE, Suburban, or some crappy dirty average car… I declined…

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2018/08/23 Day 1 – Las Vegas to Cedar City

2018/08/23 Day 1 – Las Vegas to Cedar City

Day 1 – Las Vegas to Cedar City… We woke up at around 7am, packed up, and then our ways, Ralf and mine separated.. he went to the south rim of Grand Canyon, and I drove from Las Vegas to Cedar City. First things forst.. Im picked up my Jeep Wrangler at Avis, which seemed to be more difficult then I thought.. never the less I got what I wanted. Drove over the street to WholeFood, to get some water and…

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