Raven soaring over Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah
Lately we’ve been traveling around southern Utah and northern Arizona where the skies often begin with the clearest Southwestern blue.
Looking at Cedar Breaks from Highway 14
Then a few lazy clouds may drift in to add dimension to the sky.
Turkey Vultures soaring over Navajo Lake along Highway 14 near Cedar Breaks
Or a light wisp of clouds just lighten the color.
Kaibab Plateau form Highway 89 North, Arizona
But it is monsoon season so the clouds can quickly build into storm proportions.
Over East Rim from Marble View, Kaibab National Forest
Yet the clouds do bring some of the most magnificent sunsets.
Mike taking photos at Marble View
Offering an unusual backdrop.
Wednesday afternoon from the Grand Lodge
And at Grand Canyon the skies have been mostly gray and laden with a bit of rain here and there. Only to open and scatter allowing rays of sun to highlight sections of the canyon’s walls.
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