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... of the outer edge.
Of course, no trip to Yellowstone would really be complete without paying a visit to Old Faithful. As you probably know, this geyser erupts at regular intervals, which can generally be predicted by those who study it. No two eruptions are the same, but they're usually pretty explosive, and have earned this hole in the ground a good deal of fame. Well, I went and saw it, and sure enough it erupted. In the words of ...
... to Jenny Lake where we had a photo shoot with the lake and mountains in the background. A deer came quite close and patiently stood to be photographed by all.
Paid our way into Yellowstone Park - the first National Park in USA, 1872. Yellowstone Park was ⅓ burnt in 1988 and this has proved to be a good thing as the regrowth has been very successful and it has cleaned up the forest floor. Yellowstone ...
... it was still quite early. There's quite a bit of driving around the park so we got to the Lamar Valley later than intended but still had a few 'spots' - bison (they are everywhere but at the time it was still quite exciting), elk deer, a coyote and mountain goats through someone's scope. The coyote was great; we had watched it down by the river and could all see it through our puny binoculars (we left the good ones ...
... to our first stop . We were only about 20 ft away and outside of the vehicle when we realised we were too close for comfort. See the two vidoes below.
... in the air. I saw it 2.5 times (the 0.5 was because we were a bit further away doing other stuff) and Anja caught it 3.5 times – the first time we planned to see it and were very early so ************e was there. The second time we were in the area and it was about to go up so waited. Anja caught it a third time when checking out the eruption time of Lone Star Geyser. Old Faithful is OK, but very touristy (a big circular viewing area is built around it) ...