Monday Walk: The Antelope Canyon

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The Antelope Canyon is located in Page, Arizona, on Navajo Nation land. The Navajo People have lived in the area for many centuries.

There is no entrance at ground level so visitors need to climb down ladders to reach the canyon floor. We were entering the lower part of the Antelope Canyon with a bunch of college students.

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These red & white sandstone walls have been sculpted by rain and wind to form unique swirls.

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Glowing pastel colors made brilliant by beams of sunlight that illuminate the sandstone in infinite shapes and forms.

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Turning around, we saw sunlight dancing on the sculpted walls.

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Amazing nature’s work of art.

Words fail to describe…

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While I was taking photos through the path, my husband was taking photos of me from my back.

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As soon as we climbed out of the canyon, a storm was approaching, and they immediately shut down the canyon for the rest of the day and all the reservations were cancelled.

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An evolving millions upon millions of years where flowing water and winds carved this sacred wonder. Imagine how ancient people must have respected and protected this place.

These photos were taken in the Lower Antelope Canyon. Navajo calls it Hazdistazí, or “spiral rock arches”.

Jo is taking us to FINCHALE PRIORY for a fabulous walk. Beautiful photos of ruins and scenery around.

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Thank you for visiting! Have a great week. 🙂

 

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