Grand Canyon North Rim
Your grandfather actually felt the view from the north room is more beautiful, but he cannot really explain why.

23 May 2014
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Grandma Bert headed out toward this overlook to take photos.
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Grandma Bert was able to photograph the Grand Canyon lodge from the trail she took.
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Grandpa's fear of heights prevents him from getting downward-looking shots like this one Grandma took.
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Later, Grandma Bert went to this overlook beyond the lodge.
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Part of the view as Grandma Bert hiked toward that other overlook.
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She took this trail.
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Grandma Bert at the overlook.
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After taking her photos, she made her way back.
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Trees growing down toward the canyon wall.
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Cabins in the main park near the visitors' center.
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Cabins above the rim.
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Chairs at the overlook outside the lodge.
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Notice that Grandpa Roy is not near the overlook.
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Gray-Headed Caniceps, a sub-species of the Dark-Eyed Junco.
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Graqndma Bert photographed this woodpecker during her walk to the second overlook.
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Rock Squirrel.
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Rock Squirrel.
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Statue of burro in the lobby of the lodge.
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Grandma and Grandpa had lunch in the lodge dining room.
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During their drive to the north rim of the Grand Canyon there had been a storm with lightnbing as well as snow. A bolt of lightning set a small area of the park north of the canyon afire.
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Soon a helicopter was spotted with a container suspended beneath it by a cable.
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Grandpa's photo caught the cumping of the water or chemicals directly onto the seat of the fire.