Day 6-8: Yellowstone

day 6: it was a rainy day so we decided to do a road trip toward Old Faithful. The rain was pretty heavy until we arrived Old Faithful. We found a good stop in the cafeteria and watched the eruption twice. It was quite impressive, in particular, how predictable it is, every 90 min, +/- 10 min, that is why it is old Old Faithful, the most famous gayser.
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we were back to Canyon area in the afternoon, the rain has stopped, so Tony and I did some hiking

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a surprising arco iris

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day 7: toward Old Faithful and stopping at each sight points.

first: Artist painpots

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then passed by Gibbons fall

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then we stopped for a little water play on firehole canyon drive

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next was Ojo Caliente by the fountain flat drive

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next was the famous Grand Primastic Spring



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the view was not complete so Tony and I decided to explore more. We found an off-trail by Fairy Falls Trailhead that could give us a better view, so we left Sofia and my parents in the car and we went

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after climbing up for 20 min, we  saw this!!! Spectacular!!!

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we also stopped by Biscuit basin and black sand basin before arriving at Old Faithful, almost 6pm. We witnessed again the eruption, had dinner and called it a productive day

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day 8: it was our 6th day in the park, we’ve seen and done almost everything, so we looked at the map and circled those sights that we missed and there we went.
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we did 2 hrs hiking to see Lone Star geyser.

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it also has a predictable eruption time, every 3 hours. We didn’t plan for that but it started to erupt few minutes after we arrived. So lucky!

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on our way back to the lodge, we stopped by lake hotel general store for its ice cream again. soooo delicious!!!

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