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newman family’s Travel Diary

Friday, 08 Jun 2012

Location: grand canyon arizona

MapAnother lovely day at the grand canyon. It's sunny and 80s and very dry here. In fact we are not allowed to even use the fireplace in the cabin due to fire restrictions. We hiked the blue angel trail about a mile down the canyon and then saw the Kolb studio where the kolb bros set up a photo business in 1902 or so. The kolb brother that ended up with the biz after a sibling quarrel took photos in the canyon until he died in 1976 at age 95. I

We had a terrific lunch at the blue angel lodge and then "weird" ice cream for the kids -- in cylinder shapes to start.

Last night at the cabin was fine. We even had a warm shower each, thanks to our new solar shower. The kids are anxious to get back to the cabin to work on a little fort.

More tomorrow once we hit the road to zion.