Yellowstone National Park – Mammoth Hot Springs

“No human architect ever designed such intricate fountains as these.

19025188_1226521267476857_1962671546004459498_o (1).jpg Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Mammoth Hot Springs”

Advertisements

Yellowstone National Park – Yellowstone Falls & a Bear

After Artist Paint Pots and Norris Geyser Basin, we returned to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone – visiting its South Rim.

Artist point offers one of the most photographed views in Yellowstone.

18955054_1226510724144578_8450627920153342218_o.jpg

Both the upper and lower decks were awash with tour groups and of course everybody wanted to take a picture of themselves in front of this iconic view, sans others. Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Yellowstone Falls & a Bear”

Yellowstone National Park – Norris Geyser Basin

By now, we have encountered four major geothermal features in Yellowstone National Park. They are Geyser, hot springs, mud pots and fumaroles.

19025256_1226506924144958_5656416897475311702_o
Porcelain Basin

Norris Geyser Basin is the hottest, oldest and most dynamic thermal area in the park. It is also the location of the world’s tallest active geyser. Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Norris Geyser Basin”

Yellowstone National Park – Artist Paint Pots

Yellowstone National Park spans an area of 3,468.4 square miles (8,983 km2). To make the most of it in four and half days seems ambitious. It is nonetheless doable with the help of a knowledgeable National Park ranger. Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Artist Paint Pots”

Yellowstone National Park – Mud Volcano

The area was strewn with pungent rotten egg smell.

“It’s good for your health” – my friend remarked as we were getting out of the car.

Oh good. Inhale…exhale. Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Mud Volcano”

Yellowstone National Park – Old Faithful

The sky – Overcast with intermittent drizzle

The place – Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin

The event – A large group of tourists gathered on a boardwalk in front of the historic Old Faithful Inn waiting for the geyser to erupt

A bison moved into scene. His massive head drooped to the ground – busy grazing.

18921187_1226136694181981_1763617705913111307_o.jpg Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Old Faithful”