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Grand canyon has a competition in Yellowstone..even though the size cannot be compared, the geology, colors and the wow factor is simmilar. On top of it Yellowstone canyon has a really beautiful waterfall. We also visited few other basins and a mud volcano with a dragon hole that really looked like there is a sleeping dragon in the cave (big noise, steam and sulphur smell). In the afternoon we hiked on ...
... or Bears, although evidence of their presence was around. Although the Wolves have been absent for more than 70 years, they are in the park again after 31 Gray Wolves in 1996.
We loved the advice given put if you are confronted by a bear:
If you see a bear that is far away or doesn’t see you turn around and go back, or circle far around. Don’t disturb it.
If you see a bear that is close or it does see you STAY CALM. Attacks are rare. Bears ...
... it was even more worn out, they tore it apart and used it to make wash rags. Using this story for inspiration, after the majority of the hotel burnt down in a fire, the wood was recycled and used to build the furniture in the lodge. That being said, I got to sleep in a cozy little bed build using the old beams from the hotel! Pretty cool.
Our big event of the night was going to see Mary Poppins at the Playmill Theater. Grampa said that the venue was small, but I ...
... and saw it erupt at around 9:50 in the morning. After that we saw a little movie in the visitor center, and a small exhibition center, both of which were well done. After Old Faithful, we drove to the Grand Prismatic spring, which was everyone’s favorite. The view from the hill was really good, and it was not crowded because it was steep to get up there. After Grand Prismatic we ...
... with them.
After the hike we visited the silica terraces, created by hot springs that deposit layers and layers of silica deposits that build up into huge, shiny, almost plastic looking terraces. The terraces, a brilliant bright white, with orange seeping into them.
Yellowstone is just a massive volcano, and most of the park sits inside the volcano's caldera, some 45 miles across. You ...