Kaibab Plateau

Arizona, USA – July 2017

The way to the northern edge of the Grand Canyon leads over the Kaibab Plateau, which towers like an island over the desert-like Colorado Plateau. Green and wooded, it reaches a height of about 2,800 meters and is thus almost as high as Germany’s highest mountain, the Zugspitze.

Kaibab Plateau

Grand Canyon – North Rim

Arizona, USA – July 2017

This photo was taken from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon towards the South Rim. The green Colorado River, which formed this magnificent gorge, can be seen at the right edge in the middle of the picture. The northern edge is about 300 m higher than the southern edge, cooler and in contrast to the south green and wooded.

Grand Canyon, North Rim

Cloud Burst

Arizona, USA – July 2017

In the southwest of the USA, a regional monsoon can occur between July and September. Heavy cloudbursts and thunderstorms are the consequence and in the otherwise very dry desert areas a large part of the annual precipitation falls in this time.

Cloud Burst
Private Property

Navajo Nation

Arizona , USA – July 2017

We are on a road trip for one week in the Southwest of the USA.

The road leads us through wide country and the largest Indian reservation in the USA. The landscape is breathtaking – but the living conditions of the population are poor.

Navajo Nation