Category Archives: Experience

Into the Slot Canyons, Part 2

November 15th, 2020 Yesterday, we navigated through Dry Fork Slot Canyon in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah. Today, we’re continuing on the trail through Peek-a-Boo and Spooky slot canyons. Peek-a-Boo Slot Canyon starts with a 12-foot climb at its entrance. Shallow depressions in the sandstone can be used as hand and foot holds but they’re so smooth, they’re of little

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Into the Slot Canyons, Part 1

November 14th, 2020 To those of you celebrating today, Happy Diwali! Wishing you health, happiness and joy during this festival of lights! *** Today we’re hiking into the slot canyons of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah. To get here, we drove 25 miles down dusty, dirty Hole In the Rock Road. From the parking area, we hiked a mile

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Repost of the Day: Theemithi Firewalking Festival

October 31st, 2020 Happy Halloween and Full Blue Moon! Today I’m sharing my experience at the Firewalking Festival at Sri Mariamman Hindu Temple in Singapore in 2013. This year’s festival is happening right now and livestreaming online if you’re interested in watching. (You may also watch the edited video on Singapore’s Hindu Endowments Board Facebook page.) Tomorrow, I have a

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