Our Earth is made up of hidden treasures everywhere. We can understand how small we are, compared to the universe, by standing next to the Great Redwoods in California. Or we can see how we must learn to go with the flow watching the unbelievable waves in Hawaii. Regardless of where you are, there's something beautiful to witness. There's a lesson to learn from the nature all around you, if only you stop and listen. Patience is something that we, as humans, struggle to achieve. Antelope Canyon took millions of years to form and it's a wonderful lesson in what happens when time, and patience, are put into play.
These photographers captured the amazing sight that Antelope Canyon is. They had to climb down ladders and squeeze into extremely tight spaces.
It took millions of years of water, wind, and climate extremes to make the unbelievable formations. When flash floods whip through, it creates the different shapes in the rocks.
When antelope freely roamed the land, they used the canyon as a corridor to get the water. Which is how it got its name, Antelope Canyon.
They compare it to a religious cathedral, and upon entering, they give their respect and protection.
The upper canyon is less narrow, making it easier for people to navigate. They also consider it the better of the two for picture taking, since more light beams can penetrate through.
There is no entrance at ground level, so visitors must take ladders down to the canyon floor. This part of the canyon ends at a drop-off, so caution must be taken when visiting this part.
Because it can be a bit dangerous, people must be accompanied by a licensed guide. The best time to visit is between April and October.
The brilliant red color of the rocks is best captured midday, so make sure you take your camera with you. This is something that can only be truly appreciated by seeing it yourself.