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Team: South
Kay Gandy
Friday, August 16
Ballad of the Southern Trekkers
I finished the Ballad of the Southern Trekkers

Way out west they tell of some trekkers who came through
Of how they joined and outfit thatís run by Becky Sue
As they set out on the trail at a leisurely pace
They vanished caused they practiced leave no trace

The Trekkers traversed through the Waldo Leopold
With horses and mules to carry their load
They blazed trails through passes and valleys below
In places no locals would go.

Iím back in the saddle, cried Jan with finesse
And Julie just jumped on the horse like the rest
Old Richard just rode in the saddle with ease
While Cathy just tried hard to please

What happened to those trekkers who came from Mexico
Where did they travel oh where did they go
Some say that their journey at Salt Lake did end
Others say that their path now begins

This morning the Trekkers took off for Day 2 of dual sport motorcycle riding. We broke camp right afterwards and headed to Show Low, AZ to a campground called Foolís Hollow. We are very excited to be staying here for two nights, particularly since there are showers here. Our campground overlooks a clear green lake. I saw a jackrabbit-my first. It was my night to cook. I made taco soup and banana pudding. Since everybody went back for seconds, Iíll assume they all liked it. Jessica, Jacob, Antal, and I headed to town to find a movie theater. At home I go once a week to the movie, so Iíve felt deprivation on this journey. We voted the movie a poor rating, but it was fun just going. Antal came running from his tent screaming, Thereís a skunk. Jan got the flashlight and saw it run into the bushes. Everybody kept saying, Donít make it squirt. Antal was very reluctant to sleep in his tent.
for Friday, August 16
North South Both




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Team: South
Kay Gandy
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List of All Journal Entries
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Friday, October 25
Kay Gandy
Back in the Real World
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Saturday, September 28
Kay Gandy
Public Lands Day
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Friday, September 27
Kay Gandy
Team Joining
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Thursday, September 26
Kay Gandy
The End Is Near
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Wednesday, September 25
Kay Gandy
Tree Hugs And Salmon
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Tuesday, September 24
Kay Gandy
Dinosaurs
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Saturday, September 21
Kay Gandy
The South Team
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Thursday, September 19
Kay Gandy
ATV Haven
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Wednesday, September 18
Kay Gandy
SNOW
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Tuesday, September 17
Kay Gandy
The River Crossing
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Monday, September 16
Kay Gandy
Mountains out of Molehills
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Sunday, September 15
Kay Gandy
Solitude
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Saturday, September 14
Kay Gandy
The Free Day
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Friday, September 13
Kay Gandy
Waterfalls
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Thursday, September 12
Kay Gandy
Back in the Routine
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Wednesday, September 11
Kay Gandy
Remembering America
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Tuesday, September 10
Kay Gandy
Planet of the Apes
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Monday, September 9
Kay Gandy
Rainbow Bridge and Orange Beach
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Saturday, September 7
Kay Gandy
Paria Plateau
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Friday, September 6
Kay Gandy
Rivers and Lakes and Rainbows
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Thursday, September 5
Kay Gandy
The Wave
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Wednesday, September 4
Kay Gandy
The Condors
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Tuesday, September 3
Kay Gandy
Trekking with the Trekkers
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Monday, September 2
Kay Gandy
The Mule Ride
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Sunday, September 1
Kay Gandy
The Grand Canyon Lodge
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Saturday, August 31
Kay Gandy
The 14 mile Hike
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Friday, August 30
Kay Gandy
The School Program
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Thursday, August 29
Kay Gandy
Half-way Party
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Wednesday, August 28
Kay Gandy
Lost Glasses
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Tuesday, August 27
Kay Gandy
The Arizona Trail
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Monday, August 26
Kay Gandy
Sunrise at the Canyon
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Sunday, August 25
Kay Gandy
Walnut Canyon and Sunset Crater
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Saturday, August 24
Kay Gandy
Disappointments
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Friday, August 23
Kay Gandy
Eldon Pueblo
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Thursday, August 22
Kay Gandy
Outback Steaks
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Wednesday, August 21
Kay Gandy
Flagstaff
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Tuesday, August 20
Kay Gandy
Dancing in the Moonlight
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Sunday, August 18
Kay Gandy
Woods Canyon
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Saturday, August 17
Kay Gandy
Peach Pancakes
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Friday, August 16
Kay Gandy
Ballad of the Southern Trekkers
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Thursday, August 15
Kay Gandy
Graduation Day
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Wednesday, August 14
Kay Gandy
Quiet Day
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Tuesday, August 13
Kay Gandy
The ATV Ride
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Monday, August 12
Kay Gandy
At the Motel
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Sunday, August 11
Kay Gandy
Waiting for the Trekkers
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Saturday, August 10
Kay Gandy
The Cat Walk
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Friday, August 9
Kay Gandy
The Support Team
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Friday, August 9
Kay Gandy
The Long Drive
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Friday, August 9
Kay Gandy
The Long Drive
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Thursday, August 8
Kay Gandy
The Ballad of the Trekkers
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Wednesday, August 7
Kay Gandy
Round Table Discussion
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Tuesday, August 6
Kay Gandy
The Last Hike
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Monday, August 5
Kay Gandy
The Nose Rings
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Sunday, August 4
Kay Gandy
The Backpacking Trip
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Saturday, August 3
Kay Gandy
Doing the Laundry
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Friday, August 2
Kay Gandy
Lake Valley School
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Thursday, August 1
Kay Gandy
Horse Canyon
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Wednesday, July 31
Kay Gandy
The Trek Begins
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Wednesday, July 31
Kay Gandy
What was the highlight of your first day on the Trek? (responses from the Southern team)
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