Although it was already 9 pm when we entered the park, the temperature was close to 40˚C! Around 11 pm, we just pulled into a side road and parked in a very tilted position. We skipped dinner because we were still so stuffed from the ice-cream and it was simply too hot.
We slept with only our underwear on and tried hard to avoid touching each other’s sweaty skin! I didn’t want to be in Supar’s shoes with all his long fur *poor guy*
The next morning, we got up with the sun around 5:30 am. We were happy that we could visit ‘Badwater’ (a huge salt plain) and ‘Natural Bridge’ (an enjoyable canyon where we walked along an old river bed) when the sun was still behind the mountains.
It was still already unpleasantly hot! We followed the nature sights along road together with some Italians. Alan: ”Oh, we’ll get ahead of these old folks!” :oD
At ‘Artist’s Palette’ the rocks showed amazingly various and unusual colours: purple, orange, green, red *impressive* We also went on a nice hike through a canyon.
At the sand dunes on our way out of the park Supar was still so energetic – despite the heat *incredible* He enjoyed running through the soft sand like a crazy rabbit, concealing himself in a cloud of dust.