Don’t look down! Polishing the glass walkway of the Grand Canyon

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Monday 31 March 2014

There are two people in life: those that aren’t afraid of heights and those that, oh, nope, no way. These pictures show technicians from Abseilon USA polishing more than 40 panes of glass underneath the Skywalk at the Grand Canyon. The Skywalk extends 70 feet from the edge of the canyon, ‘offering views of the […]

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Once in a lifetime sight: The Grand Canyon filled with clouds

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 6 December 2013

The Grand Canyon, already stunning and awe-inspiring as is, became twice that last November 29 when low level clouds filled it to the brim. This scene was made possible by a rare atmospheric condition called a ‘temperature inversion’, a phenomenon where cool air rises and warm air lowers, both meeting at the right spot to […]

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West Coast USA photos by Brooke Holm

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By Brooke Holm in New Photography on Saturday 26 November 2011

A few months ago, I went on a road trip down the west side of the USA. With cameras hanging off every limb, I photographed the glory of places like Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, San Francisco and everything in between. If they make you want to throw down your day job and catch the next plane, my work here is done.

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