The land of the free
Because of the federal government shutdown, all US national parks are currently closed. So we thought we’d bring you this post to remind you all of the raw natural beauty of America, and the amazing feeling of awe and freedom that this beauty could inspire – if only the over-the-top stubbornness and ambition of certain politicians did not get in the way.
El Capitan reflecting in the waters of the Merced River at Yosemite’s Valley View, California.
Yosemite’s Half Dome at night, seen from Glacier Point, California.
Death Valley National Park, California. An over-sharpening and exaggerated noise reduction make this photo resemble a painting on canvas.
View from the south rim of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Sunset at White Sands National Monument, New Mexico
Sunset over Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
Colorful sunset over Crater Lake National Park, Oregon
Sequoia National Park seen at sunrise from the Mount Whitney Trail, California.
Zion National Park, Utah