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Monday, September 24, 2018

Antelope Slot Canyon

When we were planning this trip, Cheri was talking to a co-worker who had recently been there.  She was giving tips on places she would recommend, and this was one of those don't miss it places.
This canyon is on the Navaho reservation, and you have to have a guide to go through it.

We started in town and had to ride to the canyon in the back of these trucks.  It was a windy ride.  When we got to the area where the canyon was, it was also quite sandy!

We were in groups of about 12, and there were a lot of people there, but the guides did a great job of explaining things and keeping people moving along.


Here's the entrance to the canyon.  We didn't know what beauty we were about to see!



This gives you an idea of the size of the canyon.  It was fairly open at the beginning, but had some pretty narrow spots further in.  It also got darker further in as it wasn't open at the top.
The colors and formations were truly spectacular.










 There is sand pouring in from above.  We were wearing hats throughout, because sand kept drifting down on us.


















This area is called the seahorse.  Can you see it?



This was as we approached the exit,
It was an amazing place, and we all said it was one of our favorite stops.  If you are ever in Arizona, be sure you visit here!

16 comments:

Phoebes World said...

Wow! Absolutely amazing!Im so glad you are having a wonderful time
Look forward to seeing more pics
Phoebe x

Vicki said...

Beautiful! Must have been amazing to see in person.

Arlene Grimm said...

Amazing photos Mari!! I had never heard of that area...if we go back west, we will check it out.

Jean said...

I have NEVER seen anything like this!!!! Just incredible! It reminds me of flames frozen into place!

Changes in the wind said...

I am a native of Arizona and have never heard of this or gone there but boy it is pretty.

Beth (A Moms Life) said...

Wow! Those canyons look like works of art!!! STUNNING!

sara said...

This is one of my favorite parts of Arizona!

Stephanie said...

Beautiful photos, dear friend. The slot canyons are truly amazing and breathtaking. My family and I were there in March and oh, what beauty we enjoyed.

Hugs to you!

Jenny said...

That's truly incredible. I'd love to see that in person. Your pictures are spectacular. xoxo

Terri Mulder said...

these are beautiful!

Terri D said...

Gosh, Mari, I have never even seen pictures of this place before. Another WOW from me!!

Carrie B. said...

Oh my goodness Mari - what a gorgeous place!! Like nature's cathedral. Thanks so much for sharing. What an amazing trip! xo

Laura said...

Wow! That's so cool!

Kerin said...

Stunning beauty!
It is fascinating how the water once made all these interesting sculptures in the sandstone.

I am so happy that you got to see so much of our beautiful state :)

~K.

LL Cool Joe said...

Okay this one I think I'd have to give a miss, it makes me feel claustrophobic just looking at your photos. Very beautiful but a little scary!

Hootin' Anni said...

Indeed! A place not to be missed!