We loved Moab. It’s home to Arches National Park. A beautiful area with towering spires, big canyons and magnificent arches!

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I loved seeing these huge, expansive arches!

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And in Moab we found a cool camp spot near Slick Rock with an awesome view! Check out the beautiful fluffy clouds below. We had gorgeous weather.

The landscape makes me want to paint it!

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I’ve only painted a few landscapes before. One of them was my “Superstition Mountains” painting from 2006. See below.

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I’m thinking I may want to try my hand at painting some more landscapes because I’m so inspired by the images we saw!

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The red rock canyons were spectacular!

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We did some biking a few times while we were there too which was fun!

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One day we rode out to what I call “Dog Face Rock”. And yes, we took pics of us sitting in the dog’s mouth but this photo below is best for seeing the rock face.

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I thought many of the bike trails in Moab were really advanced and too difficult for my abilities. But we found enough places to ride that were really fun that I would highly recommend going! The bike shops in town have maps. So if you go, just ask around and there will surely be someone ready to help out with a recommendation for where to ride.

Then we were off to Colorado where we saw more wonderful color!

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More spectacular scenery.

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And found another great camp spot. Along a river this time.

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Tomorrow’s post will have more on Colorado’s wonders.

Till then…

Have a Happy Halloween!