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Sep 10

The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon was one of the most desired places I wanted to visit, and my expectations were really high, I have reached there around 5pm when the sun was going down and spreading a warm light over the canyon , I rushed there desperate to see the canyon for the firs time, and this was just breathtaking ! I froze for a minute with my camera in my hands and I was gasped with this beautiful beautiful view ! Then I stared making shots and here is the first thing that I have captured there.
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There are plenty of points along the Grand Canyon and each one of them has a name, the one I was shooting from was called Mather Point. After that one I walked over few others, but the darkness came quick enough so I gathered all my gear and went back to have a rest.
Here are some of photos that I made before dusk.
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At sunset.

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I decided to stay there at night and sleep in a car, there was a great sky with Milky Way after few hours and I went back to the canyon to make night shots of the sky.
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Sunrise was at 6am so after sleeping few hours in car I rushed to find a free spot , because people started gathering there at 5am already !
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Here comes the sun 🙂
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There were many elks around the place, this one was just walking among people near parking place.
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Overall it’s very well organized there, there are routes to different view points, you can drive, cycle or take a shuttle bus to reach them, some routes can be taken only by bus, so I made a circle through several view points.
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Colorado river.
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I have finished with south rim of Grand Canyon but this was not it, there is yet another place that bugled my mind and it’s a river bend called Horse Shoe
So I drove about 1,5 hrs to that place , but I could not resist to stop on the way and shoot other views that I was facing on my way, the time was short because I had to make it till 6pm at least when the sun light is still there. So I had to drive a bit faster than usual and sometimes even shoot while driving, I made few stops though as there were some amazing hills and rocky mountains.
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And finally I made it to my destination the Horse Shoe !

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The view of a valley.

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My next destination is Zion National Park.

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