Monday, January 11, 2010

My World Tuesday

Arches National Park - Part 4

These are the last photos from our trip to Arches National Park.

Remember that lack of wildlife I mentioned in an earlier post? As we walked along the trail in the dark we heard a sudden loud rustling as if something rushed passed us a few feet away. A rabbit? A mountain lion? A rabbit being chased by a mountain lion? I was a little freaked out and my imagination ran riot.










And that's all from the Arches National Park, no more photos of it until we can get back there.


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25 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Marvelous captures, Denise! It is a beautiful place, isn't it? Hope you have a great week!

Sylvia

Kay said...

These are fabulous photos, Denise. I'm glad you both put yourselves in it to get a sense of perspective.

Richard @ The Bewildered Brit said...

It really does look gorgeous there! I must go1 :)

Rajesh said...

Beautiful. The double arches are gorgeous.

A Brit in Tennessee said...

How simply spectacular and jaw dropping those arches are...
It's a good job you put the little arrows, otherwise I may have missed you ;)

Erin said...

hey denise...i have so enjoyed the trip to the arches...and of course you add such whimsy to it. have a great week.
hugs

Janie said...

I love that first photo at first light. Great captures of the double arches. The rock formations there are amazing.

Cloudia said...

Very cool photos!

Did you put the "orbs" in the first shot? Folks say that they are angels!


Aloha, Friend!


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Martha Z said...

Great post. It makes me realize I need to get back there.

Strawberry Jam Anne said...

Wonderful photos of the arches Denise. Isn't Nature amazing. Clever Juniper tree too.

Glad it wasn't a mountain lion chasing a rabbit - I think my imagination would have run right along with yours!

Reader Wil said...

These Double Arches are amazing! I have never seen rock formations like that. Thanks for sharing! Have a great week!

Indrani said...

Amazing rock formations! The wonders of Nature!

Cezar and Léia said...

oh gosh, those arches are really huge!
Impressive shots!
Léia

matron said...

Those arches are wonderful,nature is amazing is'nt it.I am in awe,lovely photos.

gigihawaii said...

amazing arches! wonders of nature!

KaHolly said...

Thank you, Denise, for visiting my blog and for your kind words. I look forward to reading more of your adventures and taking pleasure in your photos. ~karen

Carolyn Ford said...

How fabulous! I love how you captured the scenes from darkness to light! How creative is that! Arches NP is so amazing as is all the red rock country of Utah and Arizona! ...and Hawaii and and...
We live in an amazing world!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Wow--the Double Arches are totally awesome, Denise... Sorry the sunrise didn't occur for you--but just being there would have to be fabulous. It's amazing how large they are when compared to you and Gregg standing there. Wow!!!

Thanks for sharing.
Hugs,
Betsy

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Denise: What a wonderful park with a lot of great formations.

Denise said...

Sylvia K, it certainly is. Hope you have a great week also :) Denise

Kay, putting people in there does give perspective doesn't it? It's hard to put into a photograph how truly enormous those formations were and so very beautiful. I hope you and Art can get there one day to see it for yourselves.

Richard @ The Bewildered Brit, yes please go, I would say to anyone if you have the chance to do a little traveling, go to the National Arches.

Rajesh, they are so gorgeous!

A Brit in Tennessee, jaw dropping is a very good way to describe them Jo.

Erin, thank you, you have a great week also.

Janie, thank you, they certainly were.

Cloudia, no I didn't but I like the idea of angels being there making sure that mountain lion stayed on his own turf ;) Aloha my friend.

Martha Z, looking at them again I want so badly to go back there too.

Strawberry Jam Anne, it certainly is isn't it Anne and yes clever Juniper tree? I'm very glad too and I would have been in good company then ;)

Reader Wil, you are very welcome. Have a great week also.

Indrani, the wonders of Nature indeed.

Cezar and Léia, yes and they made me feel very small :)

matron, it is very much so. Thank you.

gigihawaii, I think we are all in awe when we see these wonders of nature. The world is full of them, if only I had a thousand lifetimes to see them all but I am very happy to have seen this one.

KaHolly, you are so very welcome Karen, and I look forward to revisiting your delightful blog.

Carolyn Ford, how kind of you to say so but sometimes you just luck out. Who would have thought such an awfully rainy morning would have turned into such an adventure. Just goes to show not to be put off by a little rain. We certainly do live in an amazing world!

Betsy from Tennessee, they are Betsy, they certainly are.

This Is My Blog - fishing guy, it is indeed.

Thank you all so much for stopping by and leaving all your lovely comments.

Viola said...

I just can't believe what my eyes see! Such marvelous!! I just had turned "mad" if I was there, my boyfriend too, I think! Cause I just love mountains! These look ancient.. maybe ancient tracks of a dinosaur once?? :O You become so Small under the mountains! I had to enlarge all of them :) Funny how the nature makes the plant and the trees, or opposite.. the plant and the trees customize to the nature and the climate.. Have a nice time! :)

Mary said...

Isn't Arches a great place? I went there a few years ago and was just amazed by the formations. Wonderful photos!

Craver Vii said...

I like the raindrops by flash in the dark. I hope to catch snowflakes that way. Big, fluffy ones. We'll see...

Kilauea Poetry said...

Fantastic..every single one!! I enjoyed your tour immensely. You can't beat this unique area of the world. Thankfully I took the opportunity to visit when I did-
(I would do it again if I could).. never tire of looking at these photos! Thank you Denise for sharing you journey!

Denise said...

Viola, yes, I am sure they have found such things in that area. When I go back I will investigate further. I agree, it is amazing how everything survives by evolving to accommodate that particular climate, really is fascinating.

Mary, I'm looking forward to going back and staying a while longer. Thank you.

Craver Vii, I hope you caught your snowflakes :) I'll be popping by to see if you have.

Kilauea Poetry, thank you my friend. I agree totally. Glad you got to see it for yourself.