The Dinosaur Road Trip

All good road trips have a theme. Ours happened to be about Dinosaurs (in honor of Jurassic World). All the photos are in chronological order. I’ll list our locations as best I can. Enjoy!

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Dinosaur, CO
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Gavin slept his way through UT.


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On the road to the dino quarry outside of Price UT.
On the road to the dino quarry outside of Price UT.
Our personal guide explains that over 75% of the dinosaurs found here are carnivores. Its a mystery how they all came to be in such a small area.
Our personal guide explains that over 75% of the dinosaurs found here are carnivores. Its a mystery how they all came to be in such a small area.

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Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry is an active dig. This is what modern archeology looks like in UT.
Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry is an active dig. This is what modern archeology looks like in UT.
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Heading into Moab.

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Our campsite on the Colorado River.
Our campsite on the Colorado River.

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My husband stuck my camera in my face.... makes for a funny photo.
My husband stuck my camera in my face…. makes for a funny photo.

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Western Kingbird had a nest in the tree above our campsite. She was very protective of the  3 babies in her nest.
Western Kingbird had a nest in the tree above our campsite. She was very protective of the 3 babies in her nest.
Babies
Babies
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Delicate Arch and the LaSal Mountains in the background.

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That face!
That face!
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Sand Dune Arch

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Selfie
Selfie
Mr. Gavin Light!
Mr. Gavin Light!

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Tunnel Arch
Tunnel Arch

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For air conditioning, visit Moab Brewery!!! It pretty much saved our lives in 115F heat.
For air conditioning, visit Moab Brewery!!! It pretty much saved our lives in 115F heat.
Canyonlands National Park
Canyonlands National Park

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The
The “Laura” Pose
A little scary to be out on a ledge... just like real life.
A little scary to be out on a ledge… just like real life.
Murphy Overlook
Murphy Overlook

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Upheaval Dome, so mysterious.
Upheaval Dome, so mysterious.

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Hungry Neeko

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The boys went into town for live music and we stayed behind and had sponge baths. It was awesome.
The boys went into town for live music and we stayed behind and had sponge baths. It was awesome.

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Our last hike: Negro Bill Canyon. It was an amazing wildlife habitat to observe. And nice and cool to wade through water on the way!
Our last hike: Negro Bill Canyon. It was an amazing wildlife habitat to observe. And nice and cool to wade through water on the way!

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The 6th largest rock span in the USA.

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Natural Spring
Natural Spring

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Moab Rock Shop... Many rocks have been purchased from here over my years.
Moab Rock Shop… Many rocks have been purchased from here over my years.

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Gavin and a gigantic dinosaur femur.

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