Joe and Nancy

Joe and Nancy
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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Horseshoe Bend, Page, AZ

From Wiki: Horseshoe Bend is a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located near the town of Page, Arizona, in the United States.  It is located 5 miles downstream from the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, about 4 miles southwest of Page.
Off in the distance, about one mile, is the Bend.  It was mid-day and about 95 degrees, with a very intense sun.  And DRY!   
It was downhill to the Bend, but, as you guessed, uphill on the return.  UGH!  We both drank a quart of water, each way.
 It was a loooong way down there.
Watch the first step there Miss Nancy.  It's a lu lu.
See those 8-person rafts waaaay down there?  And I am zoomed out 300mm.
Takes my breath away just looking these, pics.  You should have seen me there.  I stayed way back from the edge, unlike some idiots who were sitting on the edge, feet dangling over 1000 feet straight down.
See what I mean?
This was an awesome site.
Miss Nancy didn't have a great time this day.  She had a little dose of too much water and loss of salt in her system.  She was better the next day.
Page, AZ, where we stayed for a couple of nights, about 10 blocks from the Glen Canyon Dam.
That's about it for this blog, which was written and published contemporaneously from Cordele, GA on 1/19/2016.  So, till the next blog, RVing Beach Bums signing off.