At Dr. Elder’s Traders’ Camp 2005, the class hours were time for serious study and the dinner breaks were time for serious fun. With 30 people total, it would have been far easier for Dr. Elder to just turn us loose to eat on our own or have the hotel buffet each night. Instead, he arranged for us to indulge in the best of the local villages, which meant some wonderful meze feasts! We set out in daylight to enjoy the sights on the way.
I’m just now getting to write about last Sunday’s whirlwind through Utah which included a choir concert, hike up Mt Aires, and flight home. What a great finale for a fantastic business (and pleasure) trip!
In a very uplifting end to a long day yesterday, we sat in on a rehearsal of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. And we were not alone — the public is invited to come and go at will. At times nearly every available seat in the large Tabernacle was taken. The sound is magnificent! If you’re in Salt Lake City, make a point to hear this choir live!
This is the first of three posts for yesterday’s diverse activities in Salt Lake City. We started things off with a short hike in nearby Millcreek Canyon in Wasatch National Forest.
One of the nicest things about Salt Lake City is the proximity of the mountains. A quick surf of the web showed a fine-looking hike up Alexander Basin in Millcreek Canyon. Happily Garmin made it easy to find the way — plotting a new course after finding freeway ramps closed and bringing us back by way of Jamba Juice…but I get ahead of the story.