Veni, Vidi, but no Vici the Wild West of Arizona, Nevada and Utah

The Experience Day One – Saturday 5/28/2016 – Starting the Trip Day Two – Sunday 5/29/2016 – A day in Lost Wages, Nevada Day Three – Monday 5/30/2016 – Visiting Zion National Park in Utah Day Four – Tuesday 5/31/2016 – A day of Fun in Page, Arizona Day Five – Wednesday 6/1/2016 – Grand Canyon, Arizona Day Six – Thursday 6/2/2016 – Hoover Dam, Nevada Day Seven – Friday 6/3/2016 – Lost Wages Strip Day Eight – Saturday 6/4/2016 – … Continue reading >>

A day of Fun in Page, Arizona

The Experience Today was devoted to a small town in Northern Arizona called Page, which was built in 1957 to house workers who were building the Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River and their families. Page was named after John C. Page, head of the Reclamation Commission, which constructed the dam. We saw many Native Americans, specifically Navajo descendents, lived and worked in Page. The Navajo people revered coyote greatly. I recall a group project I did while working on my Bachelor of Science degree about … Continue reading >>

Visiting Zion National Park in Utah

The Experience We left the much hated hotel as soon as possible after eating free breakfast without any protein. Our destination was Zion National Park. It’s about two and half hours of drive. After we got out of Lost Wages, there’s nothing much to see except brown desert and desert plants. Then we saw buildings, palm trees, and greens. It’s the CasaBlanca Resort Casino in Nevada. Once we passed it, the scenery turned back to desert and cacti. After driving awhile, we saw red … Continue reading >>