Another bite of the elephant

Today isn’t going to be counted as one of our longest travel days, but it will certainly rate right up there with one of the best! We were blessed again with beautiful weather as we continued toward Salt Lake City.
Salt Lake City Drive Day-1
Salt Lake City Drive Day-2
Although we had driven through SLC before, we had never approached it from the west. Sometimes I am surprised at how surprised I am by the geography around cities. I mean the Winter Olympics were here several years ago, so just why did the fact that the road looked like this after we left “downtown” seem so unexpected?
Salt Lake City Drive Day-3
Salt Lake City Drive Day-4

We were joined by my niece, Bethany, for the afternoon (the reason this was such a lovely day), and we took a little drive to check out nearby Rockport State Park.
Salt Lake City Drive Day-5
And then we joined Bethany as she led worship around a campfire at a small camp near where we were parked for the night.
Salt Lake City Drive Day-6
A very special time.
And to top it off – God gave us this on the ride home –
Salt Lake City Drive Day-7

The next couple of days look to be pure driving days. Well, at least that’s how it looks now. And you know what that means – more windshield shots!!!!
I’ve been told that cell and internet connectivity will reduce to zero once we get outside of SLC. So you may not hear from me for a couple of days, but beware – when I come back there will lots of shots of the (new to me) road ahead!

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