Seattle from West Seattle

Here comes the sun! Seattle, Washington in all it’s glory on a sunny Spring day today, as viewed from the West Seattle waterfront.

Arches National Park: Park Avenue

Have you seen the well-to-do Up and down Park Avenue On that famous thoroughfare With their noses in the air… (opening lyrics from “Puttin’ on the Ritz” written by Irving Berlin) This is a grand canyon in its own right. The majestic rock face and formations down Park Avenue in Arches National Park are reminiscent of…

Arches National Park: Sand Dune Arch

In Utah’s Arches National Park sits the pretty and quite little, Sand Dune Arch. Located within a large rock formation in the Devils Garden section of the park, it would be quite easy to never see it all. Make your way down that sandy path though, so you don’t miss it,  as that really would be a…

Arches National Park: A Walk in the Devils Garden – Arches Galore!

There are numerous significant arches located around the Devils Garden section of Arches National Park in Utah but the less famous ones should not be forgotten.  These include Skyline Arch, Tunnel Arch and Pine Tree Arch which all have their own special character and charm. Enjoy!

Arches National Park: A Walk in the Devils Garden – Landscape Arch

Such a fragile beauty.  Landscape Arch spanning 93 metres / 306 foot in the Devils Garden section of Arches National Park in Utah sits precariously and stoically despite a significant mishap on September 1st, 1991. Back then a huge 18.2 metre / 60 foot 180 tonne slab of rock broke away from the slender arch, crashing to the ground…

Arches National Park: A Walk in the Devils Garden – Double O Arch

Wander the hot and dusty trails of the Devils Garden in Arches National Park, Utah and you will be well rewarded with spectacular views. For me the ultimate reward after a thirsty hike on a very hot day along the Primitive Trail, which features amazing scenery accompanied with narrow ledges and rocky climbing, was to see…

Arches National Park, Utah: Delicate Arch

The most famous stone formation in Utah’s Arches National Park would probably have to be the picturesque Delicate Arch. The 65 foot tall (20 metre ) freestanding arch is an impressive sight!

Arches National Park, Utah: Turret Arch

In Arches National Park each natural stone arch is unique, beautiful and worth seeking out. Like a fortress in the baking hot Utah sun, Turret Arch is no exception.

Arches National Park, Utah: North & South Window

North and South in harmony in the Windows Section of Arches National Park. Another spectacular piece of natures sandstone art, these arches are really part of a massive rock formation. Pretty impressive!    

Arches National Park, Utah: Balanced Rock

Not much needs to be said to describe Balanced Rock other than it is huge and also it is pretty amazing that despite what ever Mother Nature throws at it, the rock is still just sitting there like that after all this time! You can find this massive sandstone tower near The Windows Section of Arches National Park.