Grand Canyon

We now leave Nevada to enter Arizona and to visit Grand Canyon.

It’s quite impossible to reproduce Grand Canyon with pictures. A simple photography cannot give the impression of vastness you feel when looking at the Canyon. It’s also too big to fit in a single photo, my widest shot only show a fraction of it. This picture show a “subcanyon”, the “grand” canyon cross the picture from right to left.

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There is so much to see that you could stay watching for hours, admiring the power of water, digging steadily, slowly but surely, until several millions years transformed a flat plateau into such a huge canyon. The Colorado river has now digged 1800m deep, exposing rocks that are more than a billion year old.

Grand Canyon is a National Park and host a wide variety of wildlife. Here is a rock squirrel :

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And a condor :

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The sun is setting, it’s time to leave …

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