BRYCE CANYON – NAVAJO LOOP TRAIL

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Entering the Canyon Walls of Bryce Canyon

 

After enjoying the awesome views of Bryce Canyon from all along the rim, it was time to go inside.  Here the view from the top at the Navajo Loop Trail.

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Thor’s Hammer:

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Three hoodoos with two windows between them:

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A steep and twisty trail down into the canyons.

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The Two Bridges:

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That hoodoo second from left looks to me like a cathedral statue.

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This steep and twisty path back up (or down, depending on which way you take the Navajo Loop Trail) is called Wall Street, presumably because it reminds people of the skyscraper canyons of Manhattan’s financial district.

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Bird’s nests:

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Then, as the sun was slowly setting, we walked along the rim between Sunset Point and Sunrise Point.

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That formation looks like a Temple Mount to me:

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I see a whole bunch of snowmen and snowwomen in these hoodoos:

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Paiute Indians also saw people in the hoodoos, and explained them with this legend:

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A window casts a tell-tale shadow in the light of the setting sun.

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About dannyashkenasi

I'm a composer with over 30 years experience creating music theater. I'm also an actor, writer, director, producer, teacher and general enthusiast for the arts.
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