All Posts with ‘USA’ Tag

Upper Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA

Do you speak Navajo? If not, then you are like me and probably didn’t know that “Tse’ bighanilini” means “the place where the water runs through the rock” and is a name of one of the most amazing places in the world. Unlike many others, it is a simple and meaningful name, however, it doesn’t explain why this canyon is so popular and attracts hundreds of tourists each day.

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Lower Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA

I must confess that for some unknown to me reason I really like canyons, especially narrow ones –  so you can only imagine how fascinated  I felt being in a such remarkable and famous place like Antelope Canyon.

Antelope Canyon has two narrow sections, which attract enormous interests among tourists and photographers – Lower and Upper Antelope Canyons.

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Turret Arch, Arches National Park, Utah, USA

I think that it is very rare when a name of the national park actually describes what you are going to see in that location. This park is one of those literally named places: here, you will see … arches, and lots of them – there are more than 2000 registered natural sandstone arches. Just think about it – not one, not ten, not even hundred – more than two thousands!

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Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA

Canyons, slots, gorges, mesas, buttes, arches … and other strangly named rock formations created by millions of years of erosion – all of this without any trouble can be found in the Canyonlands National Park, all in one place.  Combined together it creates some of the most outstading landscapes I have ever seen.

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Mesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA

This place is probably one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region, it is so famous and legendary that you have probably seen it already many times on postcards, calendars, posters and etc.

Mesa Arch spans about 25 meters and stands at the edge of the plateau, 1862m above the sea level in the Islands in the Sky region of the Canyonlands National Park.

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Angel's Landing, Zion National Park

“Only an angel could land on it!” exclaimed one of the explorers after looking at this magnificent 450m high monolith in 1916. A bit later, thanks to that phrase, this rock was named as Angel’s Landing and today, located in the middle of the Zion Canyon in southern Utah, this mountain features one of the best hikes of the region. Read more…