Salt Lake City

On a recent business trip to Salt Lake, I checked in on some of the city's highlights. As you can imagine, these fall mainly in two categories: scenery and Mormonism.

I was lucky to visit around Christmas because the Temple Square is lit up and decorated like the Griswold's house in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

Beginning my Utah visit with a drink, which was deemed the marteeny, I set out to see the Temple's lights and extensive Nativity scenes and show. It is a spectacle. It was also about 10 degrees!

The Mar-teeny

The Mar-teeny

Salt Lake City Hall

Salt Lake City Hall

Look Both Ways...

Look Both Ways...

Eagle Gate

Eagle Gate

Dancing by the Temple

Dancing by the Temple

Nativity Scene

Nativity Scene

Asian Nativity Scene

Asian Nativity Scene

Temple Square

Temple Square

Nativity Sign

Nativity Sign

Reflecting Pool

Reflecting Pool

Temple Reflected

Temple Reflected

Salt Lake Temple

Salt Lake Temple

Mormon Figures Beside the Temple

Mormon Figures Beside the Temple

Shepherds and Their Flock

Shepherds and Their Flock

Camels in Utah

Camels in Utah

Temple Square Entrance

Temple Square Entrance

Sunset in Salt Lake

Sunset in Salt Lake

Sunrise on the Mountains

Sunrise on the Mountains

Dry Dance Club!

Dry Dance Club!

Utah's State Capitol

Utah's State Capitol

Homes in the Hills

Homes in the Hills

The Wasatch Front

The Wasatch Front

Orion Rising

Orion Rising