We didn't spend a lot of time at Lake Powell because we were pretty focused on making to Antelope Canyon, but we did stop at the Dam and have lunch overlooking the lake. It was breathtaking. I especially liked all the different islands and rock formations jutting out of the water. To me, it was almost like looking at a alien landscape.
HIKE: 5 Miles and a Few Dozen Stairs
By the time we got to Antelope Canyon we had crossed several states, gone on a few hikes, and seen some pretty gorgeous views. But from everything we had read online, this particular experience was going to be one for the books, and man was it. The colors truly were breathtaking, reds, purples, yellows, golden hues that changed and shifted in the light. No matter where you stood or where you pointed your camera you got a different shape, as if the land had been made to put on a show just for us.
Our guide, a member of the Navajo Tribe was absolutely wonderful. She taught us about the walls which were made of sandstone and rose 120 feet above the streamed. She also told us some pretty amazing local stories related to the canyons. If memory serves, she told us about long before it was a place to photograph, the Navajo drove their horses through parts of the canyon. By now we are good enough friends that you know how I feel about anything with an interesting historical twist, so I was in seventh heaven listening to her stories. To top it off, she helped us set our cameras to get the best possible lighting and told us some of the best places to stand, squat, and crawl to get amazing photographs. It was one of my favorite places from our trip, and the perfect way to end our adventure.