September 25, 2002
On Sept 25, two friends - Matt and Susan - and I decided we would hike the Grand Canyon -

North Rim to South Rim all in ONE day. For Susan and I, it would be our first trip to this

Natural Wonder of the World. The hike would entail getting up at 5 AM and begin the

hike down the Bright Angel Trail in the dark. 6 hours and 14 miles of switchbacks later, we

finally reached the Colorado River. After a quick lunch break, we began the grueling hike

back up the next 12 miles and miles of switchbacks. We finally reached the top just in time

for a spectacular sunset involving a localized rain storm. After checking into our rim-side

cabin, Susan had a nice bottle of French wine waiting for our consumption.

The Grand Canyon is a fabulous World Wonder that everyone should take the time to visit.

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