On the continuing adventures in Yellowstone National Park. Find the first part here.
Flowers grow in unexpected places here.
Further along the road from Old Faithful lies Black Sand Basin, home of more thermal features. This is Cliff Geyser, which flows into Firehole Creek. It was a cool day, so there was … fragrant… steam everywhere. It was neat, but made for interesting photo taking.This is Spouter Geyser. I don’t know if it ever gets higher than this; while we were there it burbled merrily away like this.Opalescent Pool is off to the side in Black Sand Basin. There are bison tracks under the water through here. A little farther up the road is Biscuit Basin, which was our last stop before heading home. There’s a flyfisherman in the Firehole River in the background.I found all of the color fascinating.Different microbes make the different colors.