Robert Witham

Nomad, Author, Photographer, and Video Creator

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Month: July 2018

Sedona, Arizona: Red Rock Country

Sedona, Arizona is Red Rock Country. I first visited this area in May 2016 and was immediately struck by its enchanted views.

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Grand Canyon National Park (2015)

Grand Canyon National Park is yet another site that defies adequate description. Words just cannot convey the majestic grandeur of the Grand Canyon.

I was not in a hurry to visit the Grand Canyon as I expected it was as overhyped as it was overcrowded. It turns out that it was overcrowded (autumn 2015), but it more than lived up to its reputation. Visiting early in the spring or late in the fall (while avoiding holidays) provides your best chance of avoiding crowds.

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Arches National Park (2015)

Arches National Park is an experience that defies description. The park sights are simply beyond words. The best description that I could conjure after my autumn 2015 visit is that it was like visiting another planet. I know that sounds cliche, but it is true.

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Roughlock Falls in Spearfish Canyon

The Black Hills of South Dakota are impressively beautiful. One hidden gem that is easy to miss is Roughlock Falls in Spearfish Canyon.

All of Spearfish Canyon is worth seeing, and the Roughlock Falls State Nature Area is just a short detour off scenic Highway 14A (Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway) on Roughlock Falls Road.

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Devils Tower at Sunset

Devils Tower has been a significant site to indigenous peoples for many years, and also has the distinction of being the first designated National Monument in the U.S. This stunning butte, which is visible from many miles away, is located in the northeast corner of Wyoming.

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