Monument Valley

Monument Valley on the Navajo Nation Reservation is what many consider to be quintessential America. The road that leads into the sunset will also lead you to your dreams of freedom. Called Tse’Bii’Ndzisgaii or, loosely translated, the place where streaks go around in the rocks, in the Navajo language, this is one of the most […]

Antelope Slot Canyons

I clearly remember seeing a photo of Antelope Canyon the first time. It was that first time it appeared in the National Geographic magazine, and I was blown away. How was it possible that the shapes of the rocks and the colors flowed together, formed flames, looked so strong and soft at the same time? […]

Grand Canyon

As I stand at the south rim of the Grand Canyon watching the sun set 30 years after I last stood there, I ask myself if it has changed. Has it gotten smaller? Is the canyon not as deep or as wide as it once was? Three days later, after walking the entire Rim Trail, […]