Week Three: Antelope Canyon in Page, AZ

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Week Three: Antelope Canyon in Page, AZ

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WOW…truly the most AMAZING geological formation I have ever seen! Antelope Canyon is in northern Arizona, not far from Page Arizona, home of Lake Powell. As it is Native land, small groups are brought in by Navajo guides in truckloads. While driving there in the open bed of a large pickup truck – the wind blowing in my face, I felt like a big dog with his tongue hanging out of the window, excited to be in the car.

Our guide Irene led us through the “slot canyon”, so named because it looks like a slotted opening in the rock, just wide enough for a powerful force of nature like water to enter and sculpt the soft sandstone to this incredible formation. The canyon is only about 1/4 mile long but winds around beautifully striated walls of stone and every upward gaze is a photographic moment.

If you are ever in northern Arizona, do NOT miss this.

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  • Laura OanaJune 30, 2015 at 7:06 amReply

    Wow, truly amazing this Canyon. Truly amazing your experiences also. Just love how you like to travel as much as you can, and discovering as much as you can.

    I am from Bucharest, Romania. I hope that you will be coming to Romania and visiting this amazing country. It is truly worth visiting. We have a lot of unique landmarks and landscapes.
    You can email me at any times at laura@familyvacation.com, and I would gladly help you with tips and advice.

    Looking forward in your discoveries!

    Be great,
    Laura Oana

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