Vacation Day 3 – The Grand Canyon, Part II

Ok, back to Day 3 and more of the Grand Canyon. Seriously – a ton of pictures!

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The colors on this side of the park are lovely and contrasting. That’s the Colorado in the background.
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You can see the Colorado in the main part of the Canyon here:
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The Hance Rapid:
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You can see the nearby rim on the far left and it helps give an impression of how far down the Canyon goes!
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Overlook:
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Seriously, I took a ton of pics of this side of the canyon because it was so pretty. And I’ve edited them down, believe it or not!
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We’re looking over at the North Rim of the canyon – which is where we’d be going the next day – almost to the exact spot we’re looking at. We’re standing near this observation tower on the eastern side of the South Rim, and you can just make it out from the North Rim:
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I love this pic. The Painted Desert is off in the distance.
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Here’s where the canyon turns to the north:
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Inside the tower:
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The tower from a distance:
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Some pueblo ruins:
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We went back over to the western side of the park, and there were several more viewpoints that were closed for construction. Bummer. So we picked a place near the lodges to watch the sun set.
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