Old Flying Farts Bicycling Club
Torrey, Utah to Blanding, Utah

We started out right from the hotel and rode into Capital Reef National Park.  This was another gorgeous park and one were the Mormons first settled back in the 1800's.  There were many petroglyphs (indian drawings) that you could look at and try to figure out the story they were trying to tell.

The ride today was good.  Beautiful views and no real super hard mountains to climb.  The only concern we had at the end of the ride was that there was no town for another 50 miles (Blanding) so we had to hope in the van and drive to town for a hotel and dinner:(  We did get to see the Natural Bridges National Monument which consisted of three natural bridges carved our the canyons by the colorado river...

Tomorrow, we are changing up the itinerary a bit and heading south (no riding) and going to Monument Valley (the views shown in Forrest Gump, when he was running), the "Four Corners" where Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico state lines all meet and then up to Mesa Verda National Park.  We are looking forward to the rest day and allowing our bodies to recooperate while we site see.

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