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terça-feira, 11 de fevereiro de 2014

Adventures abroad 6

Yellowstone Park

Tomorrow my 9th grade students are going to read a text about Yellowstone Park. It brought me back memories when together with my family we crossed the USA from east to west, (for one whole month ) -  "the trip of my life"- as I usually say. 

Yellowstone was the first American park created in 1872. It is the size of Belgium. There you will find “ stately mountains, bison-specked meadows, tumbling streams, a sky-blue lake and wildlife beyond counting” (Bill Bryson. A Short History of Nearly Everything) .

One of the attractions are the geysers - the most famous is Old Faithful , and the Mammoth Hot Springs.

Old Faithful geyser . 2004

2 comentários:

  1. It must have been a fantastic trip ;) Those are wonderful pictures!

    1. Thanks. It was indeed an unforgettable trip! :-)