The Beautiful Grand Canyon in Blue

On day four of our trip, it was time to make the 3.5 to 4 hour drive from Las Vegas to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon where you can view the canyon from the overlooks in the national park. We got up early in an effort to be sure we got there in enough time to catch the awesome views before sunset. Kara prepared and packed up snacks, we had bottled water , and some additional beverages just in case! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Kevin was sweet enough to drive on the way out, so the rest of us were able to nap, take pictures and play on the computer. It was definitely a long ride, and I don’t think it helped that we stopped a lot, but it’s worth it to see the canyon in person!

As we arrived to the entrance of the park, snow started falling. The forecast had a 30% chance of precipitation, so we weren’t surprised. We found our way to the new visitor center (another amenity that wasn’t there the last time Kara had been), and were able to watch a video about the Canyon and how it came to be. It’s really an amazing thing to watch and learn about. Following the video, we walked the path to the overlook, and with all the snow, it was ironically very difficult to see the canyon in it’s entirety. We got a lot of pictures and although there wasn’t full visibility, it was still and amazing sight!

We hadn’t eaten for a while and the snow was still coming down, so we decided to check out one of the lodges in the park. Looking at the map and driving around, I was so surprised at how many people live and work there and what all they actually have accessible within the park! There is a grocery store, various restaurants and eateries, a bank and a post office. There is also a school and lots of housing for employees. It was kind of like visiting a small town in the middle of nowhere. Our friends Elaine and John talked to one of the staff members, and he said there isn’t really anything within less than an hour and a half to two-hour of the park as far as activities and entertainment go. Seems crazy coming from suburbia and the city!

We went to Maswik Lodge where they had a food court with various food options. You could even buy beer there, nice huh?! The Lodge had a gift shop and there was also a front desk reservation area if you are a guest. Lunch was tasty… better than fast food, but no fine dining. They have some restaurants that are more fine dining, but we were keeping it  simple.

The snow seemed to be coming down even harder after we ate! We were kind of hoping it would slow down, but as we were checking out the gift shop, we noticed it getting worse! Our initial instinct was to get in the car and hit the road, but it started to slow down and we had driven so far to get there, we decided to get out another overlook. We stopped by where they have canyon side cabins (they were so cool) with an awesome view of the canyon. Kara said she had looked into them just in case we wanted to stay in the park for a night, but they were all booked! But as we were walking along the path, we were able to catch some blue sky and were actually able to see the fog lift out of the canyon. Seeing all the way down and across the canyon was absolutely amazing and it seemed like it was fate cause we weren’t going to stop, but we were absolutely glad we did!

Paul actually convinced us that we should stop back by the original overlook (by the visitor center) because as the fog started to lift, he was sure he could get some breathtaking shots of the canyon. It was getting dark, but he had his tripod and we walked back out through the trail to the original spot, he set up and you would not believe what he got! Check these beautiful photos out!

I couldn’t be happier with the outcome because not only did I get to see the Grand Canyon, I got to see it in a way that many people don’t! In BLUE…. When we had first gotten there, Kara and Kevin actually overheard another couple talking and one of them had said he had been to the canyon many times and it was the first time he had ever seen it in these colors. Now see them in HDR!

I know one day Paul and I will go back there… we may even go back with Kara and Kevin who were talking about doing a two-week camping/rafting adventure through the canyon, but I have a feeling that I will never again see it in that light! Absolutely amazing…

Photography by Paul Perdue
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  • I’m glad you enjoyed the Grand Canyon. The colors in your photos are amazing and I didn’t realize how blue the canyon could appear in winter. I recently visited Grand Canyon myself last summer taking the same drive from Vegas. I hope you can visit it again sometime in the future, but here are a couple photos from my blog of the Grand Canyon in summer. Enjoy.

    February 23, 2012 at 10:31 pm
    • The contrast is absolutely amazing!
      But isn’t that typical of life in general! While the underlying Rock stays the same, our vision is influenced by the thin layer covering it, or the amount of sun coloring it.
      On my blog I explore the causes for the differences between the KJV and NIV. I find the same in people’s observance of the Rock of the Word we Christians stand on.
      God bless and thank you for sharing the beauty Of God’s creation, both The Grand Canyon, and Grand People!

      February 25, 2012 at 12:43 am
    • Before you were born i 1987….we went down and stayed at the hostel and hiked back at the sunrise…
      It was magic. I am in Poland at the moment, my husband in New Mexico and your photos took me back to the past! Your photos are fantastic! thank you, Barbara

      February 26, 2012 at 12:57 pm
    • Awesome! The Grand Canyon is beautiful in the winter. Great pics.

      February 26, 2012 at 7:14 pm
  • Wow, love the photographs here. I like the perspective, it being a different season than you usually see the Grand Canyon in…

    February 24, 2012 at 1:25 pm
  • These photos are absolutely lovely.

    February 24, 2012 at 1:32 pm
    • I couldn’t agree more with this statement !

      February 25, 2012 at 8:33 pm
  • Funomenal fotos! How lucky are you to have seen this?? We tried to go to the Canyon just about this time last year and were snowed out; the interstate headed that way was shut down. Magical post! How great that you are Pressed!

    February 24, 2012 at 1:32 pm
  • Wow, these are surreally beautiful!

    February 24, 2012 at 1:36 pm
    • You said it !! Breathtaking !!

      February 26, 2012 at 11:56 pm
  • Beautiful photographs! Thanks for sharing.

    February 24, 2012 at 1:37 pm
  • Rob Slade

    These photos are amazing. Really atmospheric!

    February 24, 2012 at 1:43 pm
  • What amazing photos! I have always wanted to go to the Grand Canyon, how beautiful!

    February 24, 2012 at 1:47 pm
  • awesome pics !!!
    i wish to see it in real someday …

    February 24, 2012 at 1:49 pm
  • What journey, sounded lot like a film. And this pictures are super awesome. Also, I must appreciate the theme and fonts on your blog. Kudos:)

    February 24, 2012 at 1:53 pm
  • Reblogged this on Emily Lewis and commented:
    Fantastic pictures, especially the last few. I really want to visit The Grand Canyon!

    February 24, 2012 at 1:58 pm
  • Raaj Trambadia

    OH MY GOD !! So beautiful !! Going to Grand Canyon has always been a dream…but just for sometime ๐Ÿ˜› It will be a reality soon ๐Ÿ˜€ Cheers

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    February 24, 2012 at 2:04 pm
  • Okay, those photos in HDR are incredible!!!

    February 24, 2012 at 2:15 pm
  • Snow in the Grand Cannon! It that possible? Clearly it is. Just Awesome!x

    February 24, 2012 at 2:16 pm
  • Reblogged this on cutestcakeseveryday and commented:
    I didn’t know this was possible.

    February 24, 2012 at 2:17 pm
  • Just BREATHTAKING!!! Thanks for sharing & Congrats on being FP!

    February 24, 2012 at 2:30 pm
  • Gorgeous photos. Sounds like such a fun trip!

    February 24, 2012 at 2:30 pm
  • all i can say is….wow….!!!!!!!

    February 24, 2012 at 2:39 pm
  • You know, I live in Nevada…so close, and yet I’ve never been to the Grand Canyon.

    After looking at the brilliant pix, I now realize that’s unforgivable! ๐Ÿ™

    February 24, 2012 at 2:42 pm
  • Beautiful, beautiful pictures!

    February 24, 2012 at 2:43 pm
  • Beautiful!!! I’ve made it to the Grand Canyon during the April time, but the winter looks much more exotic. Snow at the Canyon, wohooo!

    February 24, 2012 at 2:44 pm
  • Great pictures. I was out there one summer. Snow is a good perspective.

    February 24, 2012 at 2:48 pm
  • The Canyon is a magical place — I’ve been three times and I still long to go back. If you ever get a chance go to the lookout point called the watchtower — the views from there are absolutely stunning. Congrats on being FP’d.

    February 24, 2012 at 2:53 pm
  • I just loves those pictures, Some day I wold love to make the trip there to see the Grand Canyon.

    February 24, 2012 at 2:55 pm
  • Wow, fabulous photos. I’ve been to Bryce Canyon but not the Grand one yet. One day.

    February 24, 2012 at 3:10 pm
  • You made purple mountains! YIPEE!

    February 24, 2012 at 3:17 pm
  • amazing photos. Glad you had such a nice day, and got Freshly Pressed too!

    February 24, 2012 at 3:28 pm
  • they look like they shouldn’t exist in earth in your photos. simply fabulous.

    February 24, 2012 at 3:30 pm
  • Stunning photographs!

    February 24, 2012 at 3:38 pm
  • Just gorgeous! I’ve been there often and in many different types of weather, but that’s a new one on me. Congrats on being freshly pressed and on having such a beautiful and unique first experience of the Grand Canyon!

    February 24, 2012 at 3:47 pm
  • Beautiful! I have just been to the painted desert.



    February 24, 2012 at 3:48 pm
  • Excellent Photos, just beautiful. Thanks for sharing. Connie

    February 24, 2012 at 3:51 pm
  • My husband and I visited there from Las Vegas. Your pictures are breathtaking. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Grand Canyon, though, is one of those places where you got to see it with your own eyes.

    February 24, 2012 at 3:56 pm
  • Amazing shots! Going here in April-can’t wait!

    February 24, 2012 at 4:01 pm
  • Wow! Awesome shots.

    February 24, 2012 at 4:05 pm
  • The colors you got in that last picture are amazing! Very cool.

    February 24, 2012 at 4:06 pm
  • Oh! Grand Canyon! How I love you, how I miss you…
    I’m British, and my first ever flight on an aeroplane was to America, aged 16, where on a school science trip we started from Las Vegas and then travelled in a circle through Nevada, Utah, and Arizona, then back to Las Vegas, stopping off at all of the national parks along the way. Of my most favourite trips abroad, that trip would have to be my most favourite of favourites. I’d give anything to relive it all exactly, and your pictures brought me as close as physically possible. They are beautiful.
    I write poetry on my blog, and one of my posted poems, “Hiding From The Sun”, is about my trip to America. Our day at the Grand Canyon was particularly unforgettable as it started off just as boiling hot as it had been all throughout the holiday (we went July-August), but then without warning the heavens opened, and it poured so much with rain, we were all soaked! The only people in the entire group of 50-odd schoolgirls and eight teachers who had raincoats with them were two of the teachers! Still a wonderful memory, though.


    February 24, 2012 at 4:11 pm
  • Reblogged this on My Favorite Spaces.

    February 24, 2012 at 4:15 pm
  • These pictures are GORGEOUS!

    February 24, 2012 at 4:23 pm
  • Stunning! These pictures gave me goosebumps!

    February 24, 2012 at 4:39 pm
  • Beautiful Photos, I especially love the ones in shades of Blue…
    one could write a story to them!
    Thank you for sharing…
    Take Care…

    February 24, 2012 at 4:43 pm
  • Awesome photos. I love the Grand Canyon.

    February 24, 2012 at 5:17 pm
  • Very timely post for me! Planning to visit the sight mid March. Wonder what the colors will be there? I enjoyed your little travel story!

    February 24, 2012 at 5:17 pm
  • Amazing photos!!!

    February 24, 2012 at 5:54 pm
  • Wow! Beautiful pictures …

    February 24, 2012 at 6:12 pm
  • Great pictures of my backyard (Phoenix).

    February 24, 2012 at 6:25 pm
  • wowzer! I would be so nervous to be that high.

    February 24, 2012 at 6:28 pm
  • Great photos! I lived in Williams, AZ for a bit and we took our visiting family to the Grand Canyon often. What a great place!

    February 24, 2012 at 6:42 pm
  • Spectacular images! How can there be snow in the Grand Canyon and none in New England?? Crazy weather these days, but none the less, those are some shots!

    February 24, 2012 at 7:14 pm
  • a grand canyon camping adventure sounds splendid. lovely photos! enjoy the weekend!

    February 24, 2012 at 7:29 pm
  • Absolutely stunning shots – admittedly i’ve never looked for them, but i’ve never seen wintry grand canyon shots before, and the HDR work is superb!

    February 24, 2012 at 7:37 pm
  • Such beautiful photos! I am a WordPress photographer as well, so I absolutely love when I see posts like this! Great job.

    February 24, 2012 at 7:51 pm
  • Thank you for sharing!

    February 24, 2012 at 7:54 pm
  • Snow in the Grand Canyon? How wonderful. I don’t want to appear stupid but I had no idea the Canyon ever saw snow. It’s magical and I’m so glad you shared it with us.

    February 24, 2012 at 8:06 pm
  • Amazing photographs! Lovely canyon and cliff shots!

    February 24, 2012 at 8:22 pm
  • You have been privileged to view what 99.9999% of the people in America will never see. Thanks for sharing. I ‘ve been to the Canyon many times, but I’ve never seen it in blue.

    February 24, 2012 at 8:24 pm
    • Yes, it was like looking at another dimension for the first time…. kinda creepy!

      February 24, 2012 at 10:10 pm
  • I was just in Mojave National Preserve last weekend, a few hours west of the Grand Canyon. I’m in LOVE with this landscape. You’ve captured some amazing images that are magazine worthy for sure, and they still don’t even come close to the real thing (I’ve been to the Grand Canyon as well). I’m sure standing there before taking these great pictures you were just breathless…

    February 24, 2012 at 8:25 pm
  • very amazing…

    February 24, 2012 at 8:35 pm
  • Wow! I have yet to make it out there to see the Grand Canyon myself, but it will be happening! My family already visited without me (I was studying abroad at the time) and I oohed and aahed over my sister’s pictures. I guess it makes sense but I had no idea it ever snowed out there! What beautiful pictures! I can’t wait to see it for myself. ๐Ÿ˜€

    February 24, 2012 at 8:47 pm
  • One of my favorite places! And my favorite color too!

    Thanks for sharing,

    Light Blue

    February 24, 2012 at 8:59 pm
  • Looks so fun, I would love to cross the Mississippi one day! I don’t think Ive been west of Nashville!

    February 24, 2012 at 9:48 pm
  • Stunning! Nothing like being in the right place at the right time.

    February 24, 2012 at 10:03 pm
  • Great work, exceptional! Brought me back over 35 years; it’s so familiar! It was my first sunrise on the south rim, cold and very cloudy. I was mightily disappointed that these annoying clouds were covering my view! Thank you so much for sharing such work!

    February 24, 2012 at 10:08 pm
  • All are looking amaze.

    February 24, 2012 at 10:17 pm
  • Thanks for showing our Grand Lady in winter. Her beauty is almost endless.

    February 24, 2012 at 11:00 pm
  • The pastel hues are very lovely. I like the subtlety even better than your hdr versions,but thats my opinion only.

    February 24, 2012 at 11:22 pm
  • Holy cow, your photos are just gorgeous and make me want to go in the winter, but then those beautiful blue shots are just breathtaking! I put on pinterest to relive it over and over again!

    February 24, 2012 at 11:23 pm
  • Magical… just magical. You have taken some very gorgeous photographs. Excellent work! ๐Ÿ™‚

    The Grand Canyon is such a beautiful place on the planet, and I myself would love to go there someday. it just looks so serene, doesn’t it? The way it looks in the wintertime makes it looks that much more enchanting.

    Thanks for posting these marvelous photographs! I want to see more from you.

    February 24, 2012 at 11:25 pm
  • Reblogged this on todaysnote and commented:
    Today’s Note is a Reblog of “The Beautiful Grand Canyon in Blue” by Monica. It describes a stop at the Grand Canyon during winter. I enjoyed the narrative of the trip but the real showstealer is the photography. The post features some really sharp photographs of South Rim vistas. The Canyon is always breathtaking, but snow makes for an exceptional view. I really recommend this post.

    February 24, 2012 at 11:32 pm
  • Simply stunning. Thanks for sharing.

    February 24, 2012 at 11:44 pm
  • This is revisiting the place in winter. Gods own dwellings!
    Thanks for sharing them with us.

    February 25, 2012 at 12:28 am
  • Amazingly wonderful!!!

    February 25, 2012 at 1:04 am
  • Stunningly beautiful. Truly.

    February 25, 2012 at 1:27 am
  • Amazing. ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 25, 2012 at 2:08 am
  • OMG these are for real??? I’m enchanted! I would have gone mad , definitely, if I had actually seen the place! great pictures.:)

    February 25, 2012 at 3:01 am
  • The different hues of blues really add depth and draw you into the photo. Magnificant!

    We recently returned from our Australian outback trip, a great contrast to the current Moscow winter.

    February 25, 2012 at 3:07 am
  • One of my dream is to visit Grand Canyon .. and thank you so much for sharing your awesome experience and beautiful shots … i love the colors and the views.

    February 25, 2012 at 3:18 am
  • really love this picture…like it so much

    February 25, 2012 at 3:35 am
  • Very, very nice pictures!

    February 25, 2012 at 3:58 am
  • Great photos.

    February 25, 2012 at 4:23 am
  • wooh, the pics from the top are just mind blowing…. I guess you have modified it also in Photoshop. ?

    February 25, 2012 at 6:07 am
  • I was there in summer of 2008 and it blew my mind (especially via helicopter), such a phenomenal natural wonder . I didn’t know it got snow! Your shots are brilliant.

    February 25, 2012 at 6:52 am
  • Absolutely beautiful pictures. Love the sense of distant grandness contrasted with the delicacy of the snow dusting tiny ledges. Also love the hint of warm red rock under blue cold. Breathtaking… clouds of vapour. More!

    February 25, 2012 at 8:29 am
  • Wonderful pictures of the Canyon. My husband and I enjoyed going there. We also loved Bryce Canyon in Utah if you get a chance to visit. It is even more accessible in our opinion.
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    February 25, 2012 at 8:29 am
  • Absolutely beautiful. I especially love the HDR’s. Gorgeous. -bethany

    February 25, 2012 at 8:58 am
  • Absolutely stunning photographs! Well done!

    February 25, 2012 at 9:50 am
  • Reblogged this on jmavis and commented:
    The Grand Canyon is so beautiful and relaxing. The blue skies are eye catching. When I went to Las Vegas, Nevada I saw a beautiful view from the plane. What a sight to see. Actually, I was thinking about visiting, however; when I was in the area. The Grand Canyon was not available for visitors. I do plan to visit soon. The people in this photo appear to be very happy and excited.

    February 25, 2012 at 10:40 am
  • Love the blue hues! . . . Spectacular shots!!

    February 25, 2012 at 10:55 am
  • Absolutely beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

    February 25, 2012 at 11:14 am
  • Nice photos of The Grand Canyon! We just visited the south rim too, first time for us. Drove from Colorado. Saw a pair of Condors fly over us then watched a storm move in just in time for dinner. Had a wonderful, home cooked like meal at the Bright Angel Restaurant which really hit the spot. I just wrote a post about our trip too but focused on the poverty and stray dogs we witnessed in the area.

    February 25, 2012 at 11:36 am
  • Beautiful pictures.

    February 25, 2012 at 11:43 am
  • I’ve yet to visit the Grand Canyon although I’ve been to dozens of National Parks in the US including Bryce, Zion, Canyonlands, and the Misty mountain, but the Grand Canyon always has alluded me. Thanks for sharing the amazing photos! Makes me envious!


    February 25, 2012 at 12:04 pm
  • Fantastic pictures, You really have an eye.

    February 25, 2012 at 1:14 pm
  • Spectacular!!!

    February 25, 2012 at 2:18 pm
  • Some of these photos are intoxicating. Love them.

    February 25, 2012 at 2:27 pm
  • Wow! I’ve never seen the Grand Canyon in the snow! Awesome pics!

    February 25, 2012 at 2:36 pm
  • Reblogged this on Blog Personal de Josรฉ Alberto – JALP and commented:
    One of my three favourite places in this world. You have to visit it…

    February 25, 2012 at 2:48 pm
  • LOVE the pictures! I always thought if I went back the Grand Canyon it would be in the winter just because it would be nice to see it in a different light and your pics have confirmed my thoughts ๐Ÿ™‚ (why does snow look so much prettier there? Maybe ’cause I don’t have to drive through it!)
    Hope you enjoy the rest of your trip!

    February 25, 2012 at 2:56 pm
  • I am blown away!! The Canyon is one of my favorite places on the planet and your pics just made it that much better. Thank you!!


    February 25, 2012 at 4:34 pm
  • When I saw your breathtakingly surreal beautiful photos of your trip to the Grand Canyon I was reminded of the song “What a difference a day makes” Only this time what a difference in the dominant color of the photography. To me it emphasized the grandeur of the Grand Canyon. A natural wonder right here in the USA. You both I think are lucky to visit it. The photos make the natural wonder look like an eerie landscape of a distant planet. I mean this as a compliment.

    February 25, 2012 at 4:51 pm
  • Your photos are so breathtaking! They made me feel as if I were really there!

    February 25, 2012 at 5:25 pm
  • I am not fortunate enough to have seen the Grand Canyon myself in person, but after seeing your pictures, I’d really like to go, now! They’re simply breathtaking!

    Thank you for sharing such a unique experience of one of the great natural beauties of the world with us, and congratulations on being Freshly Pressed!

    February 25, 2012 at 6:01 pm
  • WOW! Those blue HDR photos are amazing!! Thanks for sharing! Gotta get back to the Grand Canyon soon.

    February 25, 2012 at 6:17 pm
  • I’ve been there, but never seen it in that light either. Awesome pics. What a neat experience. Thanks for sharing.

    February 25, 2012 at 6:18 pm
  • We traveled east and north of the Grand Canyon earlier this year. So many amazing landscapes in the Colorado Plateau. I noticed a side shot from the Bone Yard in Las Vegas. That is one of my favorite places for great contrast in color and symbolism.

    February 25, 2012 at 6:37 pm
  • Reblogged this on paintboxtalks.

    February 25, 2012 at 7:05 pm
  • These photos are incredible. I had no idea it turned so blue like this. We are so used to seeing the red earth shots. It must have been an incredible experience. Thank you for sharing.

    February 25, 2012 at 7:15 pm
  • This is completely stunning! All the more better seeing this in the winter time!

    February 25, 2012 at 9:21 pm
  • Love those photos. The snow just adds to the wonderful shots. Sadly we’ve not got much like that here in London!

    February 25, 2012 at 9:29 pm
  • GORGEOUS! I seriously need to take a road trip! Thank you sooooo much for sharing!

    February 25, 2012 at 9:56 pm
  • Ohh baby I got the Grand Canyon Blues.
    Beautiful photos! Thanks for sharing them in such a stunning layout!
    What a difference from the normal red hues…did you alter the photos at all?
    Thanks again!

    February 25, 2012 at 10:02 pm
  • p.s.-invite me next time please

    February 25, 2012 at 10:07 pm
  • Beautiful! I was there once, many years ago, we too drive from vegas. It was fogged in when we got there. Unfortunately, the fog never lifted for us to see what you did.

    February 25, 2012 at 10:22 pm
  • Wow! Really. Wow!!

    February 25, 2012 at 10:41 pm
  • I had been to the Canyons last year same time, amazing view isnt it! but you have some breath taking shots !

    February 25, 2012 at 11:20 pm
  • rosalindsstudio

    These took my breath away. I’ve been to the Grand Canyon, but in Summer. I’m convinced it’s more beautiful in winter.Thank you for sharing these photos.

    February 25, 2012 at 11:42 pm
  • Amazing pictures!!

    February 26, 2012 at 12:01 am
  • What great photos! I have been to The Grand Canyon once and would love to go back. I love seeing the canyon looking so blue. Seems like so many people visit in the summer, so fun to see it in a different light!

    February 26, 2012 at 12:04 am
  • Wonderful, vibrant pictures! Thanks for sharing!

    February 26, 2012 at 12:28 am
  • Trust me, I didn’t even that know I could ever think of Canyon in BLUE. A solid post up here with a bunch of
    memorable photographs. Wonderful!


    February 26, 2012 at 12:37 am
  • Reblogged this on etdebellaresuperbos and commented:
    Y es esto lo que queremos destruir????, para no verlo mas?????.

    February 26, 2012 at 2:48 am
  • Wow those pictures are spectacular. I have never had a desire to go and see the Canyon but those pictures really took my breath away. Maybe I’ll change my mind and talk the hubs into it.

    February 26, 2012 at 4:19 am
  • Fantastic photos! Thanks for sharing! Was there in July 2003 and seeing these pictures wants me to go back again. Although it was much easier to visit while living in Colorado than where I’m now (Stockholm, Sweden). ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 26, 2012 at 4:29 am
  • supper…………eb!!!!!!!!

    February 26, 2012 at 4:50 am
  • hellow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    February 26, 2012 at 5:22 am
  • wanru

    Hi! I was at Grand Canyon last summer. Your pictures are absolutely awesome! It just reminds me to go back there soon ๐Ÿ™‚ Awesome photos.

    February 26, 2012 at 6:40 am
  • Great! Thank You!

    February 26, 2012 at 7:03 am
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    February 26, 2012 at 7:05 am
  • “The Beautiful Grand Canyon in Blue” <- that is true.


    February 26, 2012 at 7:58 am
  • love the pics i wish i could go there
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    February 26, 2012 at 8:59 am
  • I would have never thought of visiting the gran canyon in Winter – now I can imagine visiting any other time! Great post.

    February 26, 2012 at 9:18 am
  • Into the blue, have to admit that i have never seen the Canyon in blue! Amazing!

    February 26, 2012 at 9:56 am
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    February 26, 2012 at 10:00 am
  • Stunning! Thank ou for taking them. I’m sitting across the world, looking at your pictures and feeling very privileged. The Grand Canyon is rightly one of the wonders of the world I never knew before that it has moods.

    February 26, 2012 at 10:16 am
  • Grand Canyon is amazing!!!!

    February 26, 2012 at 10:18 am
  • Your photos are beautiful. This just adds more incentive for me to go to the Grand Canyon this year. Although I won’t get to see it in the same color scheme you did, I know it will be an incredible experience.

    February 26, 2012 at 10:26 am
  • Amazing pictures! ^_^

    February 26, 2012 at 11:38 am
  • CheyenneCharlie
    February 26, 2012 at 1:14 pm
  • I’ve never seen it in the snow. Very interesting

    February 26, 2012 at 1:19 pm
  • WOW. So beautiful! Absolutely divine! Thank you for sharing.

    February 26, 2012 at 1:32 pm
  • Beautiful photos! We hope to take a roap trip there one day, but despair of ever seeing it blue. Thank you for sharing these shots!

    February 26, 2012 at 2:19 pm
  • Looks like a great time! I hope to make a trip to the Grand Canyon someday, maybe when it’s not snowing though. It looks a little cold hah. Keep it up!

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    February 26, 2012 at 4:01 pm
  • Gorgeous photographs! I have never seen the Grand Canyon in those colors. Very stunning and breathtaking!

    February 26, 2012 at 4:08 pm
  • I’ve never been, but now I’d like to travel there. Thanks for the photos!

    February 26, 2012 at 4:22 pm
  • I’ve never seen the Grand Canyon look so cold!

    February 26, 2012 at 6:27 pm
  • Wowza, gorgeous images!

    You did a splendid job capturing the amazing size of the Grand Canyon.
    Very nice!

    Had no idea it snowed!


    February 26, 2012 at 7:02 pm
  • Oh my …

    February 26, 2012 at 7:08 pm
  • Thank you for sharing your experience with the rest of the world. Your photos are amazing. It has inspired me to make the trip myself. What spectaclur rocks and views… thank you.

    February 26, 2012 at 7:18 pm
  • Reblogged this on Artopia 444 and commented:
    I found these photos stunning and the post delicious – I wanted to share it.


    February 26, 2012 at 7:27 pm
  • Breath-taking photography! It’s so clear and enchanting – I feel almost as if I’m there and in need of a steaming mug of hot chocolate!

    February 26, 2012 at 7:38 pm
  • Stunning!

    February 26, 2012 at 9:34 pm
  • Beautiful pictures. Thank you for sharing your journey.

    February 26, 2012 at 9:48 pm
  • Stunning photos! Very impressive.

    February 27, 2012 at 12:18 am
  • breathtaking

    February 27, 2012 at 1:26 am
  • It was nice in 1988. And just as better today

    February 27, 2012 at 1:28 am
  • WOW very stunning photo’s ! I’ll never be able to go to places like that, im in a wheelchair, so when you have pictures like this? who needs to go! ๐Ÿ™‚ Awesome photos ! Very nice in blue too !

    February 27, 2012 at 2:05 am
  • Beautiful photographs โ€” I have never seen it under snow before, thanks for sharing!

    February 27, 2012 at 2:17 am
  • Wow! Simply beautiful. I’ve never been there in Winter time. Great pictures!

    February 27, 2012 at 2:58 am
  • Kai

    Wow! this is just awesome photography…


    February 27, 2012 at 3:11 am
  • Rose

    This is breath-taking! The photos are amazing and I love the images you captured. Congrats on being freshly pressed, well deserved! ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 27, 2012 at 3:58 am
  • I never knew that there’s snow in the Grand Canyon…first time!

    February 27, 2012 at 5:40 am
  • Wooow! I always wanted to go to the Grand Canyon, but it’s so far away from Germany. Your pictures just make my wish even more stronger! These fotos are so beautiful, and the colors are fantastic, too. Thanks for showing them on your blog!

    February 27, 2012 at 5:41 am
  • Reblogged this on vargasjill and commented:

    February 27, 2012 at 6:15 am
  • good pictures that respresents ur story nice .its mad.

    February 27, 2012 at 6:24 am
  • Most Stranger Nature

    February 27, 2012 at 6:38 am
  • Beautiful photographs

    February 27, 2012 at 6:53 am
  • These photo’s really are stunning. I’ve never been to the Grand Canyon but it’s on the list of places to go and your photos moved it up quite a bit!

    February 27, 2012 at 7:59 am
  • I’ve never been to the grand canyon, but these photos are absolutely incredible. Well done! – Roisin.

    February 27, 2012 at 8:22 am
  • Stunning! Just stunning!

    The Grand Canyon has been on my to-see list for the longest time. The HDR really makes the photos look great, a surprising contrast between the colors in them and the non-HDR photos.

    February 27, 2012 at 8:25 am
  • very nice, beautiful pics

    February 27, 2012 at 8:34 am
  • Reblogged this on MyDestiny2011 and commented:
    Beautiful & breathtaking ~wish I was there..

    February 27, 2012 at 9:20 am
  • Wow, what amazing pictures! We drove to Colorado last spring (from NY) and we really wanted to make it out to the Grand Canyon, but there just wasn’t enough time. I haven’t been there since I was really young, and I’m really hoping to go back someday! Thanks for all the beautiful photos. ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 27, 2012 at 9:41 am
  • SPECTACULAR scenery! Personally, I feel the HDR ‘killed’ the natural feeling to the pictures, they could be better, but the original ones are much better in my opinion ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 27, 2012 at 9:42 am
  • thank you for the link for sale, I want to get some for our house. I love them!!! Great work!!!

    February 27, 2012 at 10:23 am
  • Oh I like the HDR… I guess to each his own. I think it looks cool.

    February 27, 2012 at 10:23 am
  • wow those were the beautiful views I have ever seen

    February 27, 2012 at 11:05 am
  • Magnificent! Such a vast beauty of rocks and snow! I hope I will be able to take a few pictures myself one day ๐Ÿ˜€ Thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 27, 2012 at 11:42 am
  • I really like the blue canyon pics. well done.

    February 27, 2012 at 12:20 pm
  • What a great time of year to see the Canyon. I LOVED the HDR photos at the end. They look almost like paintings. Blue Canyon indeed!

    February 27, 2012 at 12:59 pm
  • Oh, what captivating shots! Thanks for sharing them with the rest of us. I’ve never been to the Grand Canyon but this was the most captivating introduction I’ve ever had. ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 27, 2012 at 1:03 pm
  • Wow, those photos are incredible. We were heading to the Grand Canyon this year but didn’t quite get there because of unscheduled detours. Thanks so much for the images.

    February 27, 2012 at 1:11 pm
  • Gorgeous pictures! Thanks for sharing!

    February 27, 2012 at 1:29 pm
  • I’m so excited to be taking the family to the Grand Canyon this summer! We’re going Griswold style ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks for the winter preview.

    February 27, 2012 at 1:37 pm
  • WOW…these pictures are awesome! Thanks for sharing!

    February 27, 2012 at 1:55 pm
  • So gorgeous! I hope to go one day. ๐Ÿ™‚ Bucket list item! ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you so much for sharing your pics!

    February 27, 2012 at 3:33 pm
  • WoW! The winter wonderland picture doesn’t even look real!
    (Are you sure it’s not a Disney screenshot? ;~)

    February 27, 2012 at 5:09 pm
  • What a heavenly treat. Thank you for allowing us to journey with you. Absolutely breath taking.

    February 27, 2012 at 8:48 pm
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    February 27, 2012 at 10:49 pm
  • wow!!! Its really Awesome shots. Some photos looks like graphics!!!

    February 28, 2012 at 3:43 am
  • Wow! This is amazingly beautiful! Thanks for sharing, Monica and my compliments to the photograper.

    February 28, 2012 at 5:44 am
    • I meant photographer!

      February 28, 2012 at 5:47 am
  • Wow, absolutely gorgeous photos! I’ve been to the Grand Canyon many times, but never in winter with the snow. What a gorgeous backdrop it makes for!

    February 28, 2012 at 11:51 am
  • troismommy

    Wow- those are gorgeous photos! We went in the summer and it looks amazingly different. Looks like quite a trip! Did you make it to the North Rim as well?

    February 28, 2012 at 7:38 pm
  • Wow! Wonderful images! Thanks for sharing!

    March 1, 2012 at 3:02 am
  • Reblogged this on wazzapkatdaddy.

    March 4, 2012 at 9:43 am
  • nice journey..!!! with nice memories….

    March 11, 2012 at 4:41 am
  • Thanks for this post. Pretty engrossing and excellently penned blog. Thanks!

    March 13, 2012 at 8:23 am
  • Reblogged this on Un dรญa tras otro dรญa.

    March 14, 2012 at 1:26 pm
  • Thanks for sharing!

    March 21, 2012 at 12:32 pm
  • You’re blog is SO cool!

    April 17, 2012 at 7:46 pm

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