Livable Cities Newsletter #1 - November 1-15, 2005

Saturday,  November 5, 2005

 

Moab, Utah

Moab has around 6,500 residents (2004), numerous lodging and eating options, and a wonderland of high desert activities, including easy access to Arches and Canyonlands national parks, the Colorado River, the world famous Slick Rock Trail, and the La Sal Mountains.

On this day I head south from Moab to Blanding, Butler Wash Ruins, and Natural Bridges

 

Check out Red Rock Lodge - Moab, Utah  

Hang at coffeeshop and computerize myslife

   

Meander south towards Monticello & Blanding...

Todays Music:  Bill Monroe, Can, Lucinda Williams

 

Wilson Arch, Utah

   

Ooooh...what's that...details: Click HERE

Wilson Arch

 

Monticello, Utah

 

 

Recapture Lake Recreation Area

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Blanding, Utah

Got it's name when a man offered to send in a few boxes of books if they'd change the name of the town to his wife's maiden name.  The town agreed and received the books for their library.

Edge of the Cedars State Park and Museum

660 West 400 North - Blanding, Utah 84511 - 435 678-2238

This Museum features the largest public display of prehistoric Puebloan pottery in the four corners region, plus a ancient Puebloan (Anasazi) village, and other Native American artifacts.   

 

 

 

 

 

Blanding, Utah

 

   

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Butler Wash Ruins

Just West of Blanding on Hwy. 95

Cliff Dwellings from around 1200 AD    

Absolutely Spectacular...how'd they get there?  Laddars &/or Ropes.

   

 

 

Mule Canyon Indian Ruins

Sunset from Natural Bridges National Monument

Evening beer: Unibrou Frigante & a can of Hopluia

Choices

a:) Next Day...yeah...great choice...Wahoo!!  This is the right choice..hint...hint :)  A nudge is as good as a nod to a blind man..wink, wink!!

NEXT LEG OF THE JOURNEY:  Natural Bridges, Halls Crossing ferry, Bullfrog

b:) Amsterdam Photos

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