While in Yellowstone, I especially loved looking at the hot pools. The bacteria mats (ew, right?) created these other wordly colors and designs.
The reds and yellows were more vivid in person. It reminds me of a 70s psychedelic pattern.
Love these ripples.
Isn’t the cloud reflection on this one great?
This one I think was called the mud pots or something like that.
The water was so blue in some of them that they almost looked like beach water. A couple of these beach blue ones had steam coming off of them which only further reminded me of some misty fog beach scenes I saw last summer in California.
Oh and did I mention we went by Jackson lake on our drive back?
The rest of trip was gone in a blur of antlers and good eats [Persephone Bakery and Pearl Street Market were the favs]. Our last day was mostly driving, but we managed to take a quick trip down the alpine slide before we headed home.
Fun fact: apparently elk shed their antlers every year so no animals were harmed in the making of this arch.
My vacation Read: Where’d You Go Bernadette, by Maria Semple. Someone read this please. I had mixed feelings about it and really want to talk it out [Is it weird that I feel like I need to do this to know how much I actually liked it? haha I just feel indecisive about this. Although I did gobble it up so maybe it’s a good indecisive]. Even if you aren’t a reader you can at least admire the great cover art.
Our temporary home away from home. We stayed in Teton village actually. Our hostel was pretty basic, but a good place to stay. Although the last night we did have to do some peace negotiations with some loud neighbors.
The alpine slide.
#hikingselfie Or was this on the Jenny lake boat?
More Jackson wildlife.
Another view of Yellowstone.
It was truly a pleasure Jackson [and Wyoming in general]. Let’s do it again sometime.
Currently: proud of my successful attempt at slow cooker jambalaya