Saturday, February 25, 2012

Flashback - 2007

This was taken in July 2007 on the Colorado River, Grand Canyon, Mile 0. Brings back some *amazing* memories for me.  My mom always dreamt of doing a rafting trip in the Grand Canyon, and in 2006 we started the planning process.  We went with Canyon Explorations for our trip (I HIGHLY recommend them!!).  After a year of planning/prep, 6 of us (family and friends) started our 6-day journey down the Colorado River - minimal-footprint camping, canyon hikes, paddling, swimming, culminating with the 7.5 mile hike OUT of the canyon (in July...114* by 10 a.m. - yikes!) 
Grand Canyon. Mile 0. Right below Lee's Ferry.
I am not a photography expert by any stretch of the imagination. I enjoy experimenting with my camera settings.  This photo, however, was a case of right place, right time, right light, etc, etc.  One of my favorites, I got an 8"x10" made, matted and framed it, and it now hangs on my bedroom wall.

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