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Summer Land Use Trip Day 4, Utah

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    Summer Land Use Trip Day 4, Utah

    <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-HncaF9vd82w/TihTurMpxZI/AAAAAAAAAcM/H7_881e0iX8/s1600/blog3_temple_web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; cssfloat: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="320" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-HncaF9vd82w/TihTurMpxZI/AAAAAAAAAcM/H7_881e0iX8/s320/blog3_temple_web.jpg" t$="true" width="191" /></a></div>No stop in Salt Lake City, UT is complete without a visit to Temple Square.&nbsp; We wanted to make sure Jessica got to see this unique part of our country's history, as well as the beautiful architecture.&nbsp; It's impressive up close and personal.&nbsp; SLC is a very clean town as well....nice people everywhere.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />The campground even had a free guided shuttle over the the Square and plenty of volunteers are there to give you a tour and more on the LDS religion.&nbsp; <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Bl_sGNyylTU/TihTwzc19mI/AAAAAAAAAcQ/jC6MyUeBYZw/s1600/blog3_seagull_web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; cssfloat: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="320" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Bl_sGNyylTU/TihTwzc19mI/AAAAAAAAAcQ/jC6MyUeBYZw/s320/blog3_seagull_web.jpg" t$="true" width="191" /></a></div>This momument to "seagulls" is about the most unique I've ever seen.&nbsp; In fact, I know of no other to a bird.&nbsp; When the Mormon settlers were about to get wiped out by bugs (Mormon&nbsp; Crickets), they prayed for relief and bingo.&nbsp; The gulls swooped in by the millions and ate the crickets, thus saving the crops and the settlers.<br /><br />Of course, the Great Salt Lake, like other inland salt lakes, attracts gulls and birds of all kinds during their migrations.&nbsp; So toss in a few bazillion crickets, and I suspect these seagulls were packing some heavy bellies.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Temple Square is well tended and manicured.&nbsp; The landscaping&nbsp;is colorful and beaufitul, with a large variety of flowers and shrubs.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-2M9b1CnNuE4/TihTzVvrhZI/AAAAAAAAAcU/bd4GA4EeXqQ/s1600/blog3_organ_web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; cssfloat: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="191" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-2M9b1CnNuE4/TihTzVvrhZI/AAAAAAAAAcU/bd4GA4EeXqQ/s320/blog3_organ_web.jpg" t$="true" width="320" /></a>As a musician, I must say this pipe organ was mind-boggling just to stand near it.&nbsp; Marvelous piece of history that is still in use.&nbsp; </div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Next stop is Cheyenne, WY for our Jeep rebuild at T&T Customs.&nbsp; Here we come.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Del</div><div class="blogger-post-footer"><img width='1' height='1' src='https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/6188126320707991112-888059272719728713?l=delalbright.blogspot.com' alt='' /></div>
     

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