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Our Lake Powell trip, Page, Arizona

 
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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh review
added on 20th of June, 2010
After we visited Antelope Canyon at noon, we ate something at this Mexcian place, which was really nice. Strange how we simply cannot get this sort of Mexican food back in Europe. Anyhow, I really like the place, and the Coronas that came with the meals :)

After lunch, we headed down to Wahweap Marina, a tourist hangout which is still quiet at this time. Lake Powell may as well be my favorite lake. It's located in the middle of the desert, and surrounded by canyons. It's really a piece of the Grand Canyon, just that here at Lake Powell, they blocked the Colorado River, by building a huge power plant.

The result is very beautiful, as it's just a surreal rugged landscape and then the dark blue lake in between, absolutely gorgeous! We found a nice spot to hang out at by the lake. The guard actually told us that this was the place where he'd usually send the European girls for topless sun bathing. But since there were no tourists at all, it was really only us drinking a few beers and enjoying the scenary.

I actually ended up hopping into the super cold water, what a rush, it sure woke me up good :)

We ended the night with a nice little poker game at the hotel, eating snacks and, who would have guessed it,..., drinking beers.

 

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1. May 12, 2010 Trip to Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
2. May 13, 2010 Getting around in Los Angeles (Los Angeles)  (* 4)
3. May 14, 2010 Best things to see in Los Angeles (Los Angeles)  (* 15)
4. May 15, 2010 What to see in Los Angeles (Los Angeles)  (* 26)
5. May 17, 2010 Visiting Las Vegas (Las Vegas)  (* 94)
6. May 21, 2010 Our Bryce Canyon trip (Bryce Canyon)  (* 96)
7. May 21, 2010 Visiting the Coral Pink and Red Sand Dunes (Kanab)  (* 16)
8. May 22, 2010 Trip to the Antelope Canyon (Page)  (* 127)
9. May 22, 2010 Our Lake Powell trip (Page)  (* 19)
10. May 23, 2010 Visiting the Grand Canyon (Grand Canyon Village)  (* 65)
11. May 24, 2010 Shopping in Barstow (Barstow)
12. May 25, 2010 Short visit in San Francisco (San Francisco)
13. May 27, 2010 What to do in San Francisco (San Francisco)
14. May 27, 2010 Roadtrip on Pacific Number 1 (Pismo Beach)

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Located in the north-central parts of Arizona, the vibrant city of Page flaunts the beautiful Canyon Dam and Lake Powell. It was formed in 1957 at an altitude of 4,505 feet above the sea level. Page, today is the hub of the Grand Circle, which is nothing but a very big collection of monuments, national parks, state parks, historical sites and geological formations. It is due the credit of these previously mentioned beauties that Page is capable of attracting more than 4 million visitors every year.Page Travel -Location & Climate Located on the northwestern parts of United States, it captures a total of 17 square miles of land. To add to... Read more »

 
 
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Trip to the Antelope Canyon - Jun 20, 2010, by MadSuh
We spent the night at some cheap hotel, and did not care either, we were so tired and really couldn't be bothered with anything besides maybe finishing a few more beers before hitting the sack :) The next day we woke up all fresh and ready... Read more »

 
 

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