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April 2008

ArizonaThe American SouthwestThe Wave

Photo of the Second Wave

The Second Wave is found a few hundred yards from the Wave itself. While the Second Wave is characterized by striated sandstone in the same way that the Wave is, beyond that it is quite different in appearance, having a half-hourglass shape and being somewhat lighter in color. For photography…
April 28, 2008
ArizonaThe American SouthwestThe Wave

Photo of Brain Rocks

Brain Rocks are found in the vicinity around the Wave. Here are some sporting a view across the Navaho sandstone of the North Coyote Buttes: Brain rocks, curious sandstone formations in the North Coyote Buttes. Image ID: 20611 Location: North Coyote Buttes, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona, USA Photos of…
April 27, 2008

Route 66

One our recent desert road trip, we found ourselves on Route 66 for a while. We passed some seriously forlorn-looking old eateries, defunct and barely surviving service stations, and some funky little communities that look like they are ever-so-slowly fading away. It was strange to think that before the interstate…
April 8, 2008

Late Night Run to the Ice Machine

As soon as we check into a hotel room, any hotel room, one of my kids always has to make a run to the ice machine. What's up with that? Girl walks down hotel corridor at night, carrying ice bucket, abstract blur time exposure. Image ID: 20571
April 7, 2008
Las VegasNevada

Photo of the Paris Hotel Fountain

The Paris Hotel in Las Vegas is most noted for its tall, half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower. However, it also has a replica of the Arc de Triomphe, a neon-light balloon and a cool fountain at street level as well. Here is the fountain with the balloon in the…
April 3, 2008
Las VegasNevada

Photo of Caesar’s Palace and Jasmine Restaurant

Caesar's Palace, a Las Vegas landmark, seems so surrounded by other buildings that it was hard to get a decent photo of just the hotel itself. I liked the blue lights in the Bellagio reflection pool illuminating the Jasmine Restaurant with Caesar's rising in the background. Jasmine Restaurant and Caesar's…
April 2, 2008