Arizona trip – Day 2, Rainbow Bridge

After we left the South Rim, we headed north towards Page, which is where we’d be staying for the rest of our trip.

We had to get up early in the morning the next day because we were taking a couple hour boat ride on Lake Powell to go see Rainbow Bridge:

We started way over on the left at the Wahweap Marina, and where the green arrow is, is where we were going!

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Michelle and I on the boat:
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The boat had an indoor lower deck and an outdoor upper deck. It was quite chilly in the morning when the boat was moving! Also, I have lots of pictures of rocks. Like this:
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The view off the back of the boat:
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The white in the rocks shows the high water mark on Lake Powell. The water I believe leached the calcium out of the rock, making it white.
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I think this is Tower rock? Or something like that? The pic doesn’t do it justice!
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A heart!
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As we got closer to Rainbow Bridge, the rocks started getting closer together.
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Another heart:
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Our boat:
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Panorama:
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The becoming-ubiquitous “taking a pictures with an iPad”:
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Our boat docked, and we caught a glimpse of the rock arch we were here to see. We still had to hike along this floating dock:
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Looking behind me, here’s our boat:
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After the hike along the dock, there was a little bit of a land hike:
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Tim told us to go ahead and he’d take our pic. I don’t have that pic yet, but here’s my pic of him:
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Getting closer to Rainbow Bridge:
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This is the closest we got to the bridge:
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A dinosaur footprint:
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And the walk back to the boat. I know it’s a lot of pictures of the arch, but believe me, this was edited down!
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Our boat waiting for us:
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Don is king of the world!
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I thought this rock looked like Jar-Jar. I had to take a pic for Ed:
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Heart rock again:
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Michelle:
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After the boat rock we went to an overlook to take pics of the marina and the lake:
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Panorama:
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