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Thermal Activity

Sunday, June 5th, 2011 in Wyoming
Thermal Activity

We soon discovered that June is still winter in Yellowstone and that the colors of the geysers, so rich and rusty in summer, are quite muted at this time of year. There was still a lot of snow throughout the park.

Turquiose Pool

Excelsior Geyser

Grand Prismatic Spring
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Assortment

The Colorado River
The Colorado River
New Year in Cornwall
New Year in Cornwall
In an effort to avoid losing our hard-won vacation time, we booked a year-end holiday in Cornwall to celebrate the New Year, relax at a cozy cottage on the coast, and to recover from a very busy year.
Grand Staircase
Grand Staircase
On Sunday we get a slow start. We eat a leisurely breakfast and then wander around Flagstaff for a while, exploring a few places we have yet to see.