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The highlight of our visit to Zion was a three-hour up and back hike in the Virgin River Narrows, a narrow gorge within Zion Canyon. The day was hot and windless on land, but hiking in the water of Virgin River was pleasant and comfortable. The two steep and tall canyon walls act as a spatial filter, lim- iting the amount of sunshine that can reach the bottom; at the height of summer heat, the water felt cool, but not cold. The uneven rocks in the riverbed and occasional rapids pre- sented a just-right level of challenge. First, you got your shoes wet. Second, you got your pants wet. And occasionally, you got your shirt wet. But who cares? It was all fun. The next morning, we filled the tank with gas in Las Vegas to be sure to have enough fuel to cross the desert, where service was known to Monterey & Carmel, CA July 8 left: Cabrillo Highway in Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA right: The Liu family at Bixby Creek Bridge, Cabrillo Highway in Monterey, CA 122 From Sea to Shining Sea W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 8

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