Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Day 5 Grand Luxe Rail Journey - Bryce Canyon National Park


Talk about a beautiful landscape to paint. Bryce Canyon National Park, I hate to say, is perhaps even more beautiful than the Grand Canyon herself. We arrived there after a pretty lengthy bus ride from Cedar City, Utah. The distinctive canyon is adorned with what are known as hoodoos, which are formed from erosion along the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau.

The landscape is so large in the Western United States that you can't help but reflect on the very small part you play as an individual in the grand scheme of things. It was a long day, but once we arrived back at the train, we were treated to yet another fabulous 5-course meal for
dinner.--Ruth Mitchell

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