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Today, I share a travelogue from Compass traveler Lois Watts who joined us on our Western adventure to America’s Canyonlands this Fall. Enjoy!
On September 19, a merry band of 18 travelers, hosted by Compass Travel, left the ordered world of New England behind for a 10-day tour of another world: America’s Nautica Men's Wingdeck Oxford shoes Fashion SneakerAdidas Men's Aerobounce Pr m Running shoes, Hi-Res bluee Core Black Hi-Res Red, 9 M USCanyonlands—ancient, G.H. Bass & Co. Womens Samantha Wedge Flip FlopWomen's Euro Soft by Sofft, Shaina Slip on Flatsprimeval, surreal, untouched by time and civilization.
Our first stop was Utah, where we met up with Jennie, our fantastic tour guide and “Happy Max,” our bus driver.Party Party SERA7004 Comfort High Top Evening Dress Pump, Wedding shoes Women Ballroom Dance shoes High-Medium Heel, Salsa, Tango, Latin, Swing Salsa Tango Swing LatinCole Haan Women's Arlean Bootie We began our visit in Zion National Park, a world of towering red stone cliffs that surrounded us as we set off on a hike. No words or photographs can begin to capture what rain, wind, time and the Colorado River shaped over millions of years. Suddenly, we felt reduced in size and significance entering these giant red canyon cliffs of Zion. Melissa Womens Ultragirl Cat II Ballet FlatSpring Step Professional Womens Ferrara-graffi ClogSome of us took the difficult trails, others the easy trails with our guides. We all felt the awesomeness of this towering world that enveloped us.
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Next was Bryce Canyon, a vast series of amphitheaters that unfolded ad infinitum with dazzling colors of red, pink, lavender, and orange stone shapes called “hoodoos” created by nature through the millennium. The hoodoos rose from the plateau in all shapes and sizes as if a giant had been playing in the sand.KEEN Womens ELSA III Gore Slip-ON Slip-OnMountain Warehouse Boulder Mens Winter Waterproof Trekker Boots Clarks Womens Cheyn Madi FlatsU.S. Polo Assn. Men's Crosby Casual Wingtip OxfordSome were shaped like castles or cathedrals, all otherworldly as the mind struggled to take in the size, shapes, and colors. There are no words to describe the majesty of this natural phenomenon created by wind, ice, and rain, eroding into fantastic shapes as far as the eye can see.
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By the last day, we were all getting a bit tired and the bus had grown quieter until it was announced that our hotel had a bar. Then the cheers erupted from the back of the bus as the merry band of travelers capped off their days with a cool one.ASICS Onitsuka Tiger Mexico66 Knit Ankle-High Fabric Running shoesshoes Republic Lycra Peep Toe Bootie w Block Heel RoyceWhat a fun, friendly, traveling group. Here’s to Compass Travel for organizing this unforgettable trip!
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Our vacation was AWESOME. We had so much fun. All of our travels went smoothly. Our tour director, German Rojas, was great. It was the perfect combination of activities and relaxation—we had so many interesting things to do. Our tour group included 22 people. Traveling by bus, we saw many different parts of the country; rest stops and attractions along the way helped break up the driving.
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Please contact Wendy to book this trip for your own family, or choose from a number of itineraries to Costa Rica for families or for couples!