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WHERE YOU’VE BEEN AND WHAT YOU’VE SEEN

Golden arch

UTAH, USA

Mesa Arch basks in the morning sunshine, with the pointy peaks of Washer Woman Arch visible below

Thirty years ago I took a road trip across the States with my family that sparked a passion for travel and photography that has grown and grown over the years. Recently, I decided to retrace my steps. The highlight of the trip turned out to be Canyonlands National Park, which we had driven past when I was a child. Researching sunrises in the park, I was enthralled by Mesa Arch and knew that was where I should head at dawn. When I arrived I was alone, watching the mountains in the distance turn blue, then pink. Then a burst of sun from behind the clouds lit up the underside of the arch. I haven’t seen a more beautiful sunrise before or since.

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