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Grovont

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  • Day32

    Lazy Day.

    August 27, 2017 in the United States

    A combination of fatigue, irritation with roadworks & a headache prompted a rather more laid back day. Oh and that made it substantially easier to follow the Mighty Reds trounce the Arse. That improved the mood. Had a wander into town to try to find somewhere open that sold painkillers that didn't necessitate a drive. Ended up at the National Elk Refuge information centre - turns out August is completely the wrong time to visit. From the empty plains outside our hotel - I think we'd figured that one. Sat outside to regroup & were cornered by on old guy just itching for a conversation - picked that we were English - accents or he was a closet football fan. Anyway he proceded to ramble on about Geordie slang, where he'd been in the UK, global warming, forest fires... Nice guy but we were baking & needed shade. Headed back and chilled on the balcony & read. After Liz had a doze we took a drive out to the Mormon Row - a series of buildings built by the early settlers to Jackson Hole. They have been preserved and / or are still in use and are often used as photogenic foreground for the Tetons. Who am I to argue. Made a pleasant little walk. Continued onwards to Jenny Lake where the dramatic nature of the Tetons became more apparent. Most mountain ranges have foothills but not here - they rise up startlingly from the plains. Annoyingly we got there and discovered a beach - no swimmies. Still a nice walk and back to pack - lots to do tomorrow and a long drive into the bargain. God knows what time we'll hit SLC.Read more

  • Day13

    Mormon Row

    September 6, 2017 in the United States

    Eric directed us to drive out a little dirt road (yay!) to Mormon Row, the location where the Mormons first settled a developed their town in the early 1900s. Recognize that barn? It's the most photographed barn in the world, and for some bizarre reason several other people had the idea to photograph it at sunset too!Read more

  • Day53

    Gros Ventre campground in Grand Teton

    May 15, 2017 in the United States

    We drove to Grand Teton NP. Our friends Linda and Kevin were already staying at there Gros Ventre CG and were able to secure an electric site at this first come, first serve campground for us before we arrived.
    We went to the visitor center at Moose to get information on hikes. We then went to the town of Jackson to walk around, buy wine, and tee shirts.Read more

  • Day6

    Grand Tetons National Park

    July 6, 2016 in the United States

    Spent Wednesday evening & all day Thursday at the Tetons. This was my favorite so far, although I could do without the below freezing all night & morning and then shedding layers back down to a tank top & shorts by the afternoon! We went to a late night talk last night. This morning we got up early to wander around, and saw some bison, elk, antelope, chipmonks, & ground squirrels. We went on a 4 mile guided hike, then had lunch by Swan Lake. This evening we are planning to head back to a spot where we saw several dams this morning to watch some beavers. Then we're going to a nighttime astronomy talk. We'll hit Yellowstone tomorrow!

    Update: We saw 3 beavers at the dams and some bears & moose on the way to the astronomy talk.
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