Monument Valley

SONY SLT-A99V, 1⁄160 sec, f/13, ISO 100

Today we have an early breakfast, pack our belongings and leave the hotel shortly after 8am. Our destination: Monument Valley! On the way we stop at the Navajo National Monument and walk down to the view point from where the

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Yellowstone closed!

SONY SLT-A99V, 1⁄200 sec, f/13, ISO 100

It is October 1st, which is the start of the new federal fiscal year and as a result of endless political conflicts among Democratic President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled Senate and the Republican-controlled House of Representatives; specifically, the House’s refusal

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Second day in Yellowstone

SONY SLT-A99V, 1⁄100 sec, f/9, ISO 100

After a good nights sleep we are only getting up at 8am! The sky is still covered with thick clouds but it seems a bit warmer. Today we are heading south towards Old Faithful and Yellowstone Lake. Despite rain and

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Mojave Desert, CA

SONY SLT-A99V, 1⁄400 sec, f/13, ISO 100

After a short night at the Mirage hotel, we get up at around 8am and first find a Starbucks for a Cappuccino and a bite to eat. We quickly find the ramp for HWY 15 and head south towards San

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Snow and wildlife

SONY SLT-A99V, 1⁄250 sec, f/13, ISO 100

Another long and adventurous day lays ahead of us: In the morning we drive past Panguitch Lake which is still solidly frozen and we see people ice fishing on it. We are lucky we don’t have to get out of

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