Astronomy lovers in the United States will be treated to a partial disappearance of the sun behind the moon this Sunday, May 20, 2012. Over the course of the solar eclipse, the sun won’t vanish completely, but will remain as a “ring of fire” around the moon for what is known as an annular eclipse. […]
On May 5th, our guests on the Sunset Tour were treated to a spectacular site! A Super Moon over the Grand Canyon! This event lit up the night sky as the full moon passed at its closest to the earth, making it 14% larger and 30% brighter than other full moons. It is called a
This deer was photographed on Grand Canyon Jeep Tours & Safaris’ Grand Sunset Tour. It is a photo of an albino deer…or is it? Albinism is uncommon in mule deer. Based on deer hunter reports, only about one deer in 30,000 is an albino. What usually happens is the mother abandons the albino fawn shortly after birth.
Rock art is beautiful to look at and fascinating to think about what the images represent. This photo is one of the many rock art images that you can see on our Indian Paintings Tour. It is a petroglyph chiseled over an ancient pictograph. Petroglyphs and pictographs represent two distinctive methods for producing rock art.
“The glories and the beauties of form, color, and sound unite in the Grand Canyon – forms unrivaled even by the mountains, colors that vie with sunsets, and sounds that span the diapason from tempest to tinkling raindrop, from cataract to bubbling fountain.” ~John Wesley Powell Grand Canyon Jeep Tours & Safaris, the Original