Day 2 PM Old Faithful Area by Willis Chung
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  1. Willis Chung's Gallery
  2. 2016Aug Yellowstone Natl Park
  3. Day 2 PM Old Faithful AreaDay 2 PM Old Faithful Area
Arriving at the Old Faithful Inn
Yellow Ford buses finishing their tours
Flags on the roof of the Old Faithful Inn
Here is Old Faithful, quietly steaming.
Many walkways in the Upper Geyser Basin
Old Faithful Visitor Information Center. I never actually went inside!
Very bold raven walking the benches in front of Old Faithful.
Walking counterclockwise around Old Faithful.
We both took photos of the helpful sign.
Crossing the Firehole River
Chinese Spring flowing into the Firehole River
Photography happening at Chinese Spring
Bison bull along the path in Upper Geyser Basin
I took a seat at Infant Geyser to watch Old Faithful
Looking further to the west towards Pump Geyser
A bit of steam from Old Faithful before eruption
Old Faithful erupting behind Infant Geyser
Old Faithful erupting, taken from Infant Geyser
Old Faithful erupting, Infant Geyser, and the O
Old Faithful erupting, Infant Geyser in the foreground.
Walking to the west to Pump Geyser and its bacterial mats.
Very colorful bacterial mats growing in the hot water from Pump Geyser
Bacterial mat shaped like a head at Pump Geyser
Bacterial mat shaped like a head at Pump Geyser
People took my example of getting low to take photos of bacterial mats at Pump Geyser
The smaller part of Doublet Pool, creating mesa-like deposits. Looks pretty deep!
The depths of the Doublet Pool
Doublet Pool deposits, sort of looks like an alligator to me.
The cameraphone brigade.
Now we can see why it's called Doublet Pool
Aurum Geyser, with brown deposits from iron oxide
Taking the trail Solitary Geyser, also connects to the Observation Point
Solitary Geyser is supposed to erupt to 4 feet in height...
An eruption of Solitary Geyser. Not quite the 4 feet stated on the sign.
Heading to the Observation Point, leaves starting to change in late August.
Pine branches look like toilet brushes!
Low shrubs turning gold already.
Up at the Observation Point. The 6-8 people up here plus hundreds below watch a hole in the ground.
Old Faithful erupting, from Observation Point
Old Faithful erupting, from Observation Point
Old Faithful erupting, from Observation Point. The wind helps make an interesting veil.
Old Faithful erupting, from Observation Point. People could get wet if the wind changed.
Lots of people gathered to watch Old Faithful. Myself included!
Eruption of Old Faithful ending.
Strolling back down towards Solitary Geyser.
Here is the biggest Solitary Geyser eruption I witnessed! Double the height of the previous one.
Arriving at Lion Geyser as it erupts
Watching the Lion Geyser erupt
Watching the Lion Geyser erupt
Lion Geyser erupting
Arriving at the Old Faithful Inn Yellow Ford buses finishing their tours Flags on the roof of the Old Faithful Inn Here is Old Faithful, quietly steaming. Many walkways in the Upper Geyser Basin Old Faithful Visitor Information Center.  I never actually went inside! Very bold raven walking the benches in front of Old Faithful. Walking counterclockwise around Old Faithful. We both took photos of the helpful sign. Crossing the Firehole River Chinese Spring flowing into the Firehole River Photography happening at Chinese Spring Bison bull along the path in Upper Geyser Basin I took a seat at Infant Geyser to watch Old Faithful Looking further to the west towards Pump Geyser A bit of steam from Old Faithful before eruption Old Faithful erupting behind Infant Geyser Old Faithful erupting, taken from Infant Geyser Old Faithful erupting, Infant Geyser, and the O Old Faithful erupting, Infant Geyser in the foreground. Walking to the west to Pump Geyser and its bacterial mats. Very colorful bacterial mats growing in the hot water from Pump Geyser Bacterial mat shaped like a head at Pump Geyser Bacterial mat shaped like a head at Pump Geyser People took my example of getting low to take photos of bacterial mats at Pump Geyser The smaller part of Doublet Pool, creating mesa-like deposits.  Looks pretty deep! The depths of the Doublet Pool Doublet Pool deposits, sort of looks like an alligator to me. The cameraphone brigade. Now we can see why it's called Doublet Pool Aurum Geyser, with brown deposits from iron oxide Taking the trail Solitary Geyser, also connects to the Observation Point Solitary Geyser is supposed to erupt to 4 feet in height... An eruption of Solitary Geyser. Not quite the 4 feet stated on the sign. Heading to the Observation Point, leaves starting to change in late August. Pine branches look like toilet brushes! Low shrubs turning gold already. Up at the Observation Point.  The 6-8 people up here plus hundreds below watch a hole in the ground. Old Faithful erupting, from Observation Point Old Faithful erupting, from Observation Point Old Faithful erupting, from Observation Point.  The wind helps make an interesting veil. Old Faithful erupting, from Observation Point.  People could get wet if the wind changed. Lots of people gathered to watch Old Faithful.  Myself included! Eruption of Old Faithful ending. Strolling back down towards Solitary Geyser. Here is the biggest Solitary Geyser eruption I witnessed!  Double the height of the previous one. Arriving at Lion Geyser as it erupts Watching the Lion Geyser erupt Watching the Lion Geyser erupt Lion Geyser erupting
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