Tag Archives: Lake Powell

Aerial Photos, Oakland to ABQ, 11-30-16

The following photos were taken with a brand-new Nikon Coolpix P900 Superzoom (83X) camera, that my son Ethan gave me as an early Christmas present. It was cloudy the rest of the way.

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Antelope Canyon, AZ – 1988 and 2002

The erosional rock sculptures found in Upper Antelope Canyon are, probably, the most photogenic in the world. Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon are located on the Navajo Reservation, close to Page AZ. Page is the city that came into being as … Continue reading

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Aerial Photos – ABQ to Oakland, 4/2015

The Oakland – Albuquerque (and return) route provides some great scenery. Sometimes you get to see the Grand Canyon, or the Utah canyon lands further north, and you always get to see a section of the Sierras. Earlier posts have … Continue reading

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Road Trip, Part 1 – Bluff to North Wash, UT, Sept. 7-9/14

Kathy and I finished up the river season on Sept. 2 and began preparing for our Fall road trip to California. The centerpiece of this trip would be the Hammerlee family reunion at Carpinteria State Beach, a tradition going back … Continue reading

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Aerial Photos – Oakland to ABQ

The flight went first over the Sacramento-San Joaquin delta, then up the Mokelumne River, with Tahoe visible to the north. We next flew past Walker Lake, in Nevada, then the Toiyabe Range. Clouds obscured the ground until we were over … Continue reading

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Road Trip, 9/1 to 10/4/13. Part 3, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico

In the face of the government shutdown, which had, that day, supposedly closed the National Parks and other federal lands, we nevertheless left California in the direction of  southern Utah. Just after nightfall, we were relieved to find that the … Continue reading

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