Hoover Dam & Colorado River

Colorado River kayak tour

Kayaking down the Colorado River, with Arizona on the left and Nevada to the right.

Happy 2015! And here I am, still posting pictures solidly from November. (It was such a pretty month!)

On the third day of my Las Vegas trip, I got up at 4 AM and headed out on a tour to the Hoover Dam and Colorado River (through the terrific Evolution Expeditions tour company). It had been years since I kayaked, and this was a fine spot to pick it back up–even if at an insanely early hour.

While the entire 12-mile stretch we covered was gorgeous, I might have loved its solitude the most. With the exception of an occasional pontoon boat, the river was quiet and we could take time to admire its natural good looks.

The Hoover Dam, early in the morning

The Hoover Dam, early in the morning.

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