Daily Archives: August 18, 2014

Yellowstone – postcard shots

There are two important things to keep in mind about the pictures.  First is that they do not do justice to the beauty and they of course cannot convey the sounds or the feelings in the air.  The second thing … Continue reading

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Yellowstone bison

I had a lot of experience with national parks when I was a kid, but all my experience was through old View Master, those 3D viewers.  Through them I went to Yellowstone many times.  It was nice to see it … Continue reading

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Yellowstone – and natural clearcuts

Yellowstone is the oldest of the national parks, founded in 1872.  We drove in from the East Entrance.  The area was burned in 2003 and is just recovering now.  I guess it was a very hot and extensive fire. In … Continue reading

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Big Horn forest

On the way to Yellowstone, we went through the Big Horn National Forest. The mountains are interesting because of the great variety of biomes, among other reasons.  One side of a mountain might be arid and sparse while the other … Continue reading

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