I’m still in the US and starting to go through my Utah photos. Bryce Canyon was one place I visited and it was incredible! I don’t think any photo can really show the vastness of the place. It was cold with snow but I think it actually made for better photos. The days were sunny and bright and the parks were not crowded, so conditions were very good. There was so little traffic at times that I could just stop in the middle of the road to get a photo of something that caught my eye.
The area doesn’t look like anything that unusual, hills and pine forest. I wonder who first stumbled upon the canyon nearby! I took this photo because I liked the white birch trees. I only saw a few in the area.
My very first look at the canyon. You park in an ordinary parking lot, walk up a path, and find this in front of you!
There are a number of photos of the canyon, of course! Maybe you can get a sense of how huge it is.
A closer look, thanks to the zoom feature on my lense
A more shady spot on the other side
There were some hiking paths but boots were recommended because of the snow, and I didn’t think it would wise to try hiking in my sneakers.
A huge vista with more mountains in the background!
Keep in mind that those are full size pine trees down there!
So beautiful, and so interesting!
The lookout spots were at 8000-9000 feet!
I thought this dead pine tree was very interesting
This one looked like it had been burned
A natural bridge
Two large back birds, maybe ravens?
Notice the pine tree growing on the top of that tower
A very interesting spot of burned trees.
I hope I can go back someday, and I will be prepared to hike so I can see more from different perspectives.
There are more photos coming of Zion National Park!
Here are a few links that Zemanta found.