• My 10 Days Rafting in the Grand Canyon

    5 days ago - By Ottsworld

    “I'm going to play you something,” my rafting guide Mike said to me. It was just the two of us as my other raftmates were in the kayak. Mike, a 40+ year veteran of the Colorado River set down his phone near me in the raft and I heard the familiar sound of Vivaldi's Four Seasons start to play. I had played this concerto many times as a kid when I was in the orchestra; it was one of my favorites. The violins echoed off the canyon walls, as we floated through the narrowest part of the canyon in the Granite Narrows.
    We were the sweeper boat in our rafting entourage. Mike and I ever so slowly...
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