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Monday, September 27, 2010

Canyonlands

I didn't really plan to go to Canyonlands National Park, or know anything about it before I got there. I was on my way to Arches National Park when I saw a sign for the turn off to Canyonlands. Ever on my epic quest to visit all the national parks, I decided to take a detour. The area of the park I visited is know as the Island In The Sky, a massive plateau rising thousands of feet above canyons carved by the Green River and Colorado River. The panoramic views were unparalleled. I got up to the top in time to see the sunset, slept in my car on the side of the road, and woke to witness the land illuminated once again at dawn. Here are some attempts to capture that vast experiance in one framed moment.
Read more about my Utah adventures in the On The Road journal entry, Day 9: Colorado River and Canyonlands.

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