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FLASHBACK: In 1987, Long before Karen & Lee Duquette became the two RV Gypsies, they flew through The Grand Canyon with Grand Canyon Airlines, then they explored Hopi Point on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, and also went white water rafting through the canyon to a waterfall.

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Hopi Point located in Arizona's Grand Canyon National Park is the northernmost spot on this part of the south rim, and the first point where much more of the western Grand Canyon comes into full perspective - another 20 miles, since the Colorado begins a big bend northwards, allowing views all the way to Havasupai Point and the Great Scenic Divide. Hopi Point has a fenced viewing area next to the road, and a vista over the canyon centered on Dana Butte, a flat mesa 2,000 feet below the overlook. Because of the wide-ranging, unobstructed views.

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Lee and Karen Duquette at Hopi Point 1987

Time hasn't changed them any --- old timer--

Lee and Karen Duquette at Hopi Point 1987

Karen and Lee Duquette - Looking west from Hopi Point

Lee and Karen Duquette at Hopi Point 1987
Lee and Karen Duquette at Hopi Point 1987
Lee and Karen Duquette at Hopi Point 1987
Lee and Karen Duquette at Hopi Point 1987

Lee and Karen Duquette went on a rafting tour in the Grand Canyon

Lee Duquette on the bow of the raft - what a brave soul he was back then. What a nice tan they both had.

Lee Duquette on the bow of the raft in the Grand Canyon
Lee getting drenched
on the raft
Karen Duquette on the raft in the Grand Canyon

Lee Duquette balanced on the bow of the raft as the raft floated up to the waterfall.clipart - laughing dude

Lee Duquette balances on the bow of the raft
Lee Duquette on the raft in the Grand Canyon 1987

Karen and Lee posed for photos and showed off their tans

Karen and Lee Duquette pose for photos
Karen and Lee Duquette show off their tans

Lee Duquette on the rocks by the waterfall

Lee Duquette on the rocks by the waterfall
Lee Duquette on the rocks by the waterfall

Below: Lee went around the corder of the big boulders and climbed a bit higher up. After getting inside the dark tunnel (shown in the photo on the left below), there was another waterfall.

Lee Duquette climbing the big boulders
Lee Duquette climbing the big boulders

a rare sight - Lee Duquette looking serious

a rare sight - Lee Duquette being serious

clipart - coolThe water was very very icy cold, but Lee and Karen braved the waterfall anyway.

Lee Duquette under the cold waterfall
Lee and Kaaren Duquette under the cold waterfall
Lee Duquette under the cold waterfall

clipart  - smily faceLee and one of the other rafters played in the cold waters of the Grand Canyon

Lee and one of the other rafters play in the cold waters of the Grand Canyon
Lee and one of the other rafters play in the cold waters of the Grand Canyon

clipart- awesomeKaren Duquette sat in the icy cold water under the waterfall

Karen Duquette sitting in the icy cold water
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