Natural beauty: Chicago to San Francisco

Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate, Millennium Park, ChicagoArtist's Point View, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal ParkBright Angel Point, Grand Canyon North RimCharred Trees, Kaibab National Forest, approaching Grand Canyon North RimChicago Skyline, viewed from the Chicago RiverCourthouse Towers, Arches National ParkFire Damage, Sequoia National Park, CaliforniaFisheye View of Trees, Yosemite National ParkHalf Dome from Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, CaliforniaHeadlights at Night, Arches National Park, UtahHeading West Under Grey Skies, NebraskaHighway 90, Paradox Valley, ColoradoMesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park, UtahMono Lake with Tufa Towers, CaliforniaNorth Window, Arches National Park, UtahCalifornia Condor 73 on Navajo BridgeNavajo Bridge over Marble Canyon, Colorado River (Highway 89A)Outhouse, Bodie Ghost Town, CaliforniaRailroad Tracks and Grain Elevator, IowaRocky Mountain National Park, Alpine Visitor CenterSunset at Lodgepole Campground, Sequoia National Park, CaliforniaTelegraph Poles, U.S. Route 6, NevadaTioga Pass Road, Yosemite National Park, CaliforniaTwo Dead Cows, U.S. Route 6, NevadaWarden's House at Alcatraz, San Francisco, CaliforniaWater Pump, Sand Hills, NebraskaWest Mitten Butte, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal ParkWhite Rim Overlook, Canyonlands National Park, Utah

Photos from a 2007 road trip starting in Chicago, passing through Iowa and Nebraska then taking in the Rocky Mountains, Arches, Canyonlands, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon, Nevada desert, Yosemite, Sequoia and San Francisco

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