Horseshoe Bend or The Great Drop

In this world where everything has to be dummy proofed I found a surprise when I visited Horseshoe Bend outside of Page, Arizona. There was no guardrail, fence, or any protective barrier around the canyon wall! You literally just take one step too many and it is a thousand foot fall. This is great for photography though, step up with the wide angle lens and no fencing to get in the way. Just a nice drop off. I got the goose willies just putting my tripod leg an inch from the drop off. How did other people handle it? Well, not good in my opinion.

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Should I Visit Antelope Canyon?

So you are heading out to the American Southwest and you wonder to yourself, “Should I visit Antelope Canyon?”. There are some definite reasons to go and some very compelling reasons not to go. Just to be clear, I am talking about Upper Antelope Canyon outside of Page, Arizona sitting on Navajo Nation Land. I visited in late 2017, outside of the height of tourist season so take that into consideration. I also booked a photo tour, no regular sightseeing tours for me! Lets start with the negatives…

Antelope Abstract
Antelope Abstract

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