11 days of full immersion through some of the most visited and most photographed wonders of the world on the west coast of the United States. This workshop is for enthusiasts of nature photography.
The trip includes the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Mesa Verde, Arches, Lake Powell, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion Park, Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon.
The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the United States in the state of Arizona. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and attains a depth of over a mile. With over 5 milions of visitor every year, the Grand Canyon is the most visited National Park in the world.
Monument Valley is one of the symbols of the western United States. The desert plateau is actually a fluvial origin (Colorado Plateau) and it is located on the border between Utah and Arizona in an area that is isolated enough as it extended more than 30 miles from the nearest town: Kayenta. The area is part of the Navajo Nation Reservation.
Mesa Verde National Park is a U.S. National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Montezuma County, Colorado, United States. It is the largest archaeological preserve in the United States. The park was created in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt to protect some of the best-preserved cliff dwellings in the world. It occupies 81.4 square miles near the Four Corners and features numerous ruins of homes and villages built by the Ancient Pueblo peoples, sometimes called the Anasazi; there are over 4000 archaeological sites and over 600 cliff dwellings of the Pueblo people at the site.
Bryce Canyon which, despite its name, is not actually a canyon but a giant natural amphitheater created by erosion of the eastern sector of the plateau Paunsaugunt, is famous for its typical spiers, the hoodoos, produced by erosion of sedimentary rocks river and lake erosion due to the action of water, wind and ice.
Antelope Canyon is the most-visited slot canyon in the southwestern United States and consists of two separate formations, called Upper Antelope Canyon and Lower Antelope Canyon.
Grand Circle Itinerary in Italian: PROGRAMMA
Grand Circle Itinerary in English: WORKSHOP SCHEDULE