PhotoPOSTcard: Sunset over the Great Fountain Geyser

I had all but given up on a nice sunset while visiting Yellowstone on this day. It had been cloudy and raining all day and I did not think it would clear up. Then, all of a sudden a rainbow came out just before sunset and the clouds miraculously started to clear up just as the sun started going down. It resulted in one of the most fiery red sunsets I have ever seen – appropriate for a (potentially) fiery geyser area.

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PhotoPOSTcard: Yellowstone’s Grand Prismatic Spring

The usual photos of the Grand Prismatic Spring are aerial shots that show this highly colorful hot spring from above. The reality is that the highest you can get to see and photograph this spring is about 100 feet from an overlook on an official new trail that the Park District established in 2017. Still, that does not make this iconic hot spring any less impressive.

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PhotoPOSTcard: Waiting – Because Not Every Old Geyser is Faithful

I am not sure why we have a fascination with watching the geysers erupt at Yellowstone National Park, but we do.

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