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Monday, April 28, 2008

Ride 'Em, Cowgirl In Utah

The London Times looked at the best travel articles it published during the past year and selected 10 all American travel stories.

At number 3 on the list, "Ride 'em, cowgirl in Utah."

With a favorable exchange rate, the paper says interest is high in travelling to the US. Writer Lisa ter Haar describes her family adventure. Here's her introduction:

"There’s a time to be born, a time to die, and a time to walk on the wild side and spend 10 days in the cowboy state of Utah on a cattle drive, eating dust like the early American settlers. The mothers among them would have been lucky to see a half century, given childbirth and heavy labour.

"But, 150 years on, as a fiftysomething financially independent single mother of two teenagers, I aimed to “cowboy up” and move 810 Angus cattle 100 miles from their summer grazing south of Alton to the north rim of the Grand Canyon."

Read the complete article.


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