Bluff, Utah the second time around, Part 2

Bluff is a great home base for several adventures in the area, all surrounded by incredible scenery.  As I mentioned in my last post, this was our second visit here and I’d published two posts of our previous explorations a couple of years ago: Let’s Take a Drive – a post about scenery that kept me saying, “it’s a wow here !” […]

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Bluff, Utah the second time around – Part 1

Bluff, Utah is an unassuming, sparsely populated little town in the southeastern corner of Utah.  Although seemingly in the middle of nowhere, it’s surrounded by opportunities for adventure.  Along with John and Pam, and Dave and Sue, we totally agree this is a place worthy of repeat visits.  Not that we wouldn’t happily meet up with these fine folks anywhere in […]

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Let’s take a drive! – Bluff, Utah

Mexican Hat

While driving and hiking to/from intriguing ancient ruins, we were constantly treated to amazing scenery all around.  We are after all in southern Utah, known for its dramatic sprawl of red rocks and geological splendor.  The diversity we witnessed kept my camera busy and us fascinated. Let me show you the scenery, and hopefully you’ll be as taken in as we were.  I […]

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A Glimpse of Past Inhabitants – Bluff, UT

Wolfman Petroglyph

Excitement was in the air as we left Page, Arizona, heading toward our next destination at Bluff, Utah.  Happily, our route along Hwy 163 took us through one of our bucket list “must-see” places, Monument Valley.  It’s striking landscape is the most photographed area lying entirely within Navajo Indian Reservation territory along the Utah/Arizona border. The Navajo name for the area is Tse Bii’ Ndzisgaii, meaning “valley of […]

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Banded Hills, Toadstools and Canyons – Kane County, UT

While perusing my recent photos I realized I’d overlooked some activities we enjoyed along scenic US 89 near the Utah state line while camping in Page, AZ.  There are two accessible areas of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument between Kanab and Page.  Folks who enjoyed my Lower Antelope Canyon photos (click here to see them) might also like the ones I took in this area. Pahreah (now called Paria) Townsite […]

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