Snowstorms and wildlife in Yellowstone

We woke up to rain which was a bit odd after so many days of sunshine, but it was fine as today was going to be a wildlife day. We planned to drive along the Lamar Valley all day searching out Yellowstone’s famous animals. The valley is said to be prime habitat for predators which…

Mammoth Terraces and trying to relax in a boiling river | Yellowstone

After a lovely morning at Yellowstone’s Canyon and lunch with a herd bison we headed west to the Norris Geyser Basin. It’s one of the hottest, most acidic areas of the park. The Porcelain Basin trail had colourful pools which were quite different from the others we’d seen. They were less clear here and more…

Canyons and Bison in Yellowstone

We woke before the sun and opened our blinds to see smoke surrounding us. The wildfire in west Yellowstone has been a pretty big one and there was obviously a change of wind as the air was thick with smoke and the sunrise looked like a smoggy Asian one. It did clear soon after arriving…