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Old 05-15-2018, 11:58 PM   #1
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Working and experiencing Bryce Canyon and The Great Staircase, Utah

We are back for our second stint as convenience store clerks at the Sinclair gas station just outside Bryce Canyon National Park. It's a way to earn a bit of extra money and having full-hookups during some of the cold and hot days of spring and early summer. Working for minimum wages is a bearable trade-off when natural wonders are a hike or short drive away on our days off; stepping outside our Airstream and getting to view red and orange rock is a daily reminder we are outside of surburbia. We have only scratched the surface in exploring Bryce Canyon and nearby Grand Staircase but they have already scratched their names across my heart.
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Old 05-16-2018, 12:05 AM   #2
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What a great way to experience such awe-inspiring beauty. Thanks for sharing the pictures and video.

Working for minimum wage seems like a good trade off. If I could do it I would!

Enjoy!
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Gorgeous!

Have a great summer.

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Great work, Jeff! Thanks for sharing.
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What a great opportunity to see the beauty of our country. I would work for minimum wage as well. It is definitely a trade off. Love your pictures.
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Thanks all and thank you Sweetpea2. If one has a passive income along the way, then working minimum wage makes full-timing doable - making less money but living simply and spending less money still makes for good math.
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Fabulous! We look forward to visiting Bryce in the near future. Thanks for enticing us so thoroughly!
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Thanks for sharing. It was great bumping into you at the Sinclair for propane. It was nice to have lunch with you guys while we were at Bryce.

I was able to hike Faireyland loop twice, hiking both directions, from our North campground site.

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Kelvin, it was great for us to meet you and Cindy...and thank you again for the great lunch! I applaud you for hiking Fairyland twice and in both directions - I think hiking clockwise is even harder...and from your campground no less!!! Wow! I haven't done it in its entirety yet and have to work up to it but I should have opportunity to do so.

Meeting you two makes our replies that much better moving on. We hope to cross paths again. Hamburgers and hotdogs always sound good to me! Say hi to "Celsius" for us!
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Working and experiencing Bryce Canyon and The Great Staircase, Utah

Nice! Thanks for sharing. Hope to make it down there this summer and hopefully say hello. I enjoy the Fairyland loop trail - pretty taxing (feeling my age) but very scenic. Hope they have the drinking water quality situation down there under control.

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Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos. Bryce Canyon is the most beautiful of the parks in my opinion. We spent 5 weeks touring all the NPs last year and absolutely loved it and can't wait to go back. There is so much to see and do. Utah is extraordinary place. We really enjoyed our visit. Well worth minimum wage when you are surrounded by such beauty. Enjoy!
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