I know these are out of sequence but, finally, here are more photos of Bryce Canyon National Park in southwest Utah, which I visited back on May 30.
If you look very closely in the upper right hand corner of the photo above you will see several naturally occurring holes in the relatively thin wall of a formation. These holes are called “windows” (I sure hope the government didn’t pay some fancy consultant a half million dollars to come up with THAT term!).
Here is one formation when a cloud was blocking the sun:
And the same formation from a slightly different angle about 30 seconds later when the cloud had passed: