Episode 4: Lake Powell by Land, Water and Free Fall

Join the group as they embark on a luxurious houseboat trip with water thrills, front-row seats to the Milky Way and a free-fall view of Lake Powell.  Presented by Arizona Office of Tourism

Released on 9/15/2015

Transcript

00:00
(light music)
00:04
♫ There's a place I go to
00:06
♫ Where no one knows me
00:09
♫ It's not lonely
00:11
♫ It's a necessary thing
00:14
♫ Steady on down the line
00:16
♫ Lose every sense of time
00:18
♫ Take it all in and wake up that small part of me
00:22
♫ Day to day I'm blind to see and find how far to go
00:27
♫ Gets into your body
00:29
♫ Goes right through your blood
00:32
♫ You can tell each other secrets
00:34
♫ Then remember how to love
00:36
♫ Da da dum da da da dum
00:39
♫ Da dum dum dum
00:41
(soft guitar music)
01:01
[Wes] When I think of lakes,
01:02
I think of some houses around the tree lines.
01:05
Not this.
01:07
Not like mountains and rocks everywhere.
01:09
So it was like whoa this is not like
01:11
our kind of experience but it was just
01:13
really really pretty and really beautiful.
01:15
Just like, especially with the sun
01:16
when it was setting.
01:18
I mean the backdrop was amazing
01:19
so it was a higher thing.
01:22
So let me show you what we're gonna do.
01:23
Let's wake up and let's have steak and eggs.
01:28
(soft upbeat music)
02:07
Let's get cooking.
02:09
The most important thing about cooking
02:10
is always seasoning, you know?
02:12
So just a little bit of salt.
02:14
And when I say a little bit,
02:15
be a little bit generous
02:16
when you're working with meat.
02:17
Okay.
02:18
Few cracks of pepper.
02:20
We're just gonna grate a touch of ginger.
02:23
We just kind of rub this in.
02:25
Okay.
02:26
So our meat is seasoned, it's tempered.
02:28
(meat sizzling)
02:29
You hear that?
02:30
I love that.
02:31
That's what we want.
02:31
Right, we want that sear.
02:33
Well I'm stoked.
02:34
Dude, it's gonna be freakin' awesome.
02:35
It's gonna be amazing.
02:38
[Chelsea] It's like the most crystal, deepest blue color
02:41
that you've ever seen.
02:42
It was so beautiful.
02:44
The canyon was incredibly gorgeous.
02:47
(soft upbeat music)
02:54
We're gonna do a big family style thing.
02:56
We've got all of our roasted potatoes
02:57
that we had in the embers.
02:59
Our steak from Proper Meats and Provisions,
03:02
sort of inspired by the red landscape.
03:04
We're gonna have the eggs, right,
03:06
the white, sandy beaches.
03:08
I'm so hungry.
03:09
How was the jet ski ride?
03:11
Probably my favorite thing I've ever done in my life.
03:14
Really? Yes.
03:14
It was insane.
03:16
Oh!
03:17
We're in Arizona.
03:19
So it's just like really inspired from where we are.
03:22
so let's dig in.
03:25
So good.
03:26
The steak is quite delicious.
03:27
Dude, give one.
03:28
You like, you killed it.
03:29
I know, it's... Thanks boss.
03:31
Cheers, fellas.
03:33
♫ Whoa oh oh
03:36
♫ Whoa oh oh
03:39
♫ I got my money stuffed in a jar
03:44
♫ I never planned to goin' far
03:48
♫ But then you came along
03:52
♫ Now I'm beggin' to belong
03:56
♫ I can give you anything
03:59
Ready?
04:01
Woo!
04:04
♫ so you needn't tell me you believe
04:08
[Gabe] First off, the ride up.
04:09
[Zach] The ride up was unbelievable.
04:12
All the cool views over the river
04:14
splitting through the canyons.
04:15
[Chelsea] Like all just spread out below us.
04:17
We were just jet skiing this morning.
04:24
[Zach] Looking down on that final jump was,
04:27
stopped for a minute...
04:28
[George] And then before I know it the door goes up
04:30
and we just barrelled out.
04:32
[Zach] And the free fall, it was so cool.
04:34
[Gabe] You're just flying.
04:36
You're flying.
04:37
[Wes] I like that, having my arms out, just coastin'.
04:42
[Chelsea] And I actually had my eyes closed.
04:44
Don't close your eyes!
04:46
[Zach] But it felt like, bam, just pulled the chute.
04:49
[George] I swear I thought that the free fall
04:51
was gonna take like a long time,
04:52
but it felt like bam.
04:54
[Zach] It was just the most picturesque,
04:56
prettiest thing I've ever seen.
04:58
It was awesome.
04:59
[Gabe] Yeah, it was just like time was just crafted.
05:03
♫ I will make you mine if it's all I ever do
05:11
(laughing)
05:13
That was so cool!
05:14
Spinning around was the funnest thing ever!
05:17
It was absolutely incredible.
05:19
I thought it started out as good
05:21
as it possibly could on the golf course,
05:23
and I didn't think it could end any better.
05:25
But dude, jumpin' out of a plane.
05:27
It was freakin' sic.
05:28
What a perfect way though, to end the trip.
05:30
Yeah, perfect way to end the trip.
05:32
To see things on the ground the whole drive through,
05:35
kinda going through the canyons.
05:36
All the different landscapes and scenery.
05:38
The greens, the beautiful red rock, the orange.
05:41
All the variety of colors.
05:43
And now to see it above was the perfect,
05:46
the perfect way to end it.
05:47
All perspectives.
05:48
Yeah.
05:48
I just wanna come back.
05:49
I want more.
05:50
I feel like there are things that we passed
05:53
that I still could spend a week where we spent a day.
05:57
Arizona is a place I'm definitely gonna come back to.
06:00
I would definitely come back to Arizona.
06:01
I would definitely come back to Arizona.
06:02
I'm extending the trip.
06:03
We're definitely coming back then.
06:04
(laughing)
06:06
(upbeat music)
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