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Photographing Havasupai - The Land of Turquoise Blue Waterfall

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Deep inside the heart of Grand Canyon, Havasu Creek flow through the Supai Village where the American Indian has been living for more than 800 year.  The Havasu Creek  and Supai village together make it Havasupai, a land of many majestic waterfalls and natural beauty. There is not just one, or two but many waterfalls that you can touch, get soaked in, swim into or just sit on a rock with your feet immersed into the water.  That's what make the place spacial. We have waterfall at many places around the world, but there are not many where you can swim around it. The best part of it, the water temperature is just perfect, about 70 degree Fahrenheit year around.


While the destination is wonderful, the journey itself offers an unique experience. If you take the short-cut helicopter ride (the only alternative), you would probably miss a lot. It's an unique experience to hike through the canyon where your footstep echoed back to you from the canyon wall. There are places where sunli…

The Shorebirds

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These birds live near the shore. You may call them shorebird, waterbird, aquatic bird, or wader. I photographed them in the wilderness, most of them around San Francisco Bay Area, and few others around the world. Identifying these birds were tougher than photographing them. The naming and other details are documented on my best effort basis. If you find any of them were not named correctly, please leave a comment with your suggestion. Photos can be viewed in larger size in the lightbox. Just click on any of the photo and a lightbox will appear, then use left or right arrow, or the mouse pointer to browse through the rest. However, lightbox does not display the respective caption or documentation.
Common Name American Avocet Scientific Name Recurvirostra Americana Unique Identification Medium Size Aquatic Bird, mostly white body with black patches on wings, breeding adult has a rusty head and neck AmazingActionShots ActionShot Location Bay Trail, Mountain View, CA, US…