Category Archives: Utah 2009

A holiday in Utah – Part 5

-Escalante- South of the tiny villages of Escalante and Boulder in south western Utah lies a vast empty wilderness that is riddled with canyons. They all drain into the Escalante River; and that feeds – when it has water – … Continue reading

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A holiday in Utah – Part 4

– Paria Canyon – 2 –  Outside of the dramatic narrow parts of the Paria Canyon, in the open valley, we found the other more friendly side of this river.    The water was still running.    We parked our … Continue reading

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A holiday in Utah – Part 3

– Paria Canyon  –  1 – The Paria in Utah is a typical desert river. Most of the time it is bone dry, and when it sometimes runs it rages, there is little in between. In its violent phases it … Continue reading

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A holiday in Utah – Part 2

-Colorado River- We’ve been down the Colorado through the Grand Canyon in rafts a number of times. It would be ridiculous to try it with our long kayak, and it probably would take a lifetime to get a permit. But … Continue reading

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A holiday in Utah – Part 1

-Arches National Park- I know, life for the two of us is like an endless vacation, it is so wonderful, and in some ways I don’t fully understand how it happened that it turned out this way for us. The … Continue reading

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