The weather has been mighty fine and I’m over the moon, jumping with joy. The wonderful weather brought back memories of a trip to Antelope Island State Park back in 2012 where hubby and I enjoyed spotting bisons and birds, the smell of salt scented water, and the views on a sunny but cool breezy … More Throwback: Antelope Island State Park, Utah
Golden Spike National Historic Site is a U.S. National Historic Site located at Promontory Summit, north of the Great Salt Lake in Utah. It commemorates the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad where the Central Pacific Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroad met on May 10, 1869. The final joining of the rails spanning … More Throwback: Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah
At nearly three miles across and 3/4 of a mile deep, Utah’s Bingham Canyon Mine is deep enough to fit two of Chicago’s Willis Towers stacked on top of one another. Source: Utah’s Bingham Canyon Mine: One of The World’s Biggest Man-Made Holes | The Weather Channel I was surprised when I saw this headline … More On the Net: Utah’s Bingham Canyon Mine: One of The World’s Biggest Man-Made Holes | The Weather Channel
Native Americans felt connected to a higher power each time they came to worship at this site. I have not seen such an amazing natural formation before. Rainbow bridge is considered the world’s highest natural bridge. Officially, it is known as Rainbow Bridge National Monument. It is under the care of the Glen Canyon National … More Word Press Photo Challenge: Connected
A few weeks ago, Duomo Di Milano, the largest Gothic Cathedral in the world located in Milan, Italy was on the news. This time, not because of its beauty, but because it suffered minor damage when a drone operated by three Korean tourists crashed into the Cathedral, almost hitting the gold Madonna statue at the … More A Little Respect, Please
Road trips are fun! I love taking pictures of the varying scenery that hubby and I pass by. One of the best road trips we did was driving from Salt Lake City, Utah to Page, Arizona. The scenery was one pretty view to another. It was a good day for a drive. It was … More Snap Shot Saturday: Road Trip Shots from Utah to Arizona
Among the State Capitols that I’ve been to (there are at least 20),Utah’s State Capitol I think, has the best views. One could see mountains and well manicured lawns from one point. Buildings stand against a background of blue sky and cottony clouds from another. Then there’s the garden and old Capitol building. There is so … More Throwback: Utah State Capitol Views, No Filter
Hear their angelic voices. On a visit to Salt Lake City in Utah, we went to see the Mormon Tabernacle Choir while they practiced on a Thursday evening. They sounded great.
Glen Canyon is partly located in Utah and in Arizona. This breathtaking canyon is carved by the Colorado a River.
In Promontory Summit, Utah Territory, Golden Spike National Historic Site continues to keep alive the history of the first Transcontinental Railroad. Telling the story of Jupiter, and 119. Trains helped change our way of life. In some areas of the world they are an essential part of commuters’ lives. I welcome every opportunity in learning … More Throwback: Golden Spike National Historic Site