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Castle Dome, Three

Castle Dome, Three


By: Bob Nelson  •  Road-trip March 2018  •  6 Comments  •  4 years ago

Castle Dome, Two

Castle Dome, Two


By: Bob Nelson  •  Road-trip March 2018  •  6 Comments  •  4 years ago

Castle Dome, One

Castle Dome, One


By: Bob Nelson  •  Road-trip March 2018  •  5 Comments  •  4 years ago

I'm a history buff, so I've dragged my wife along to visit any number of ghost towns here in the Southwest. The best, by far, is only a forty-five minute drive from Yuma... but mostly over...
Day 7, Joshua Tree

Day 7, Joshua Tree


By: Bob Nelson  •  Road-trip March 2018  •  9 Comments  •  3 years ago

And if you like to pick berries... be VERY careful...
Day Five, A mile and a half across and a mile deep...

Day Five, A mile and a half across and a mile deep...


By: Bob Nelson  •  Road-trip March 2018  •  6 Comments  •  4 years ago

Day 4, Wupatki National Monument

Day 4, Wupatki National Monument


By: Bob Nelson  •  Road-trip March 2018  •  3 Comments  •  4 years ago

SunriseĀ  at Monument Valley Wupatki From the NPS site: People gathered here during the 1100s, gradually building this 100-room pueblo with a community room and ballcourt. By 1182,...
Re-treatment

Re-treatment


By: Bob Nelson  •  Road-trip March 2018  •  6 Comments  •  4 years ago

These were all taken late in the day. The light was horrible: dim and fog-murky. So they've become experiments in making lemonade from lemons. A TON of post-treatment!
Day Three, Cloudy Skies

Day Three, Cloudy Skies


By: Bob Nelson  •  Road-trip March 2018  •  7 Comments  •  4 years ago

I like "complicated" skies: turbulent clouds, spears of sunlight, and all that. Sometimes, though, there's just grey skies, and one must do what one can... All of these photos have been...
Day Three, Monument Valley

Day Three, Monument Valley


By: Bob Nelson  •  Road-trip March 2018  •  6 Comments  •  4 years ago

THE scenery for "Big Sky western" movies. One overlook is named for John Ford. Our great little Buick Encore (with the help of a topbox almost as big as the car) carried...
The Canyon de Chelly overflows!

The Canyon de Chelly overflows!


By: Bob Nelson  •  Road-trip March 2018  •  5 Comments  •  4 years ago

de Chelly is a photographer's delight. Here are a few more. Strata plus erosion... Looking D-O-W-N !! Some ancient pueblans homesteaded high in the cliffs, and climbed up to work their...
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