The Grand Canyon was largely unexplored until after the U.S. Civil War. In 1869, Major John Wesley Powell, a one-armed Civil War veteran with a thirst for science and adventure, made the first recorded journey through the canyon on the Colorado River. He accomplished this trek with nine men in four small wooden boats, though only six men completed the journey. Powell referred to the sedimentary rock units exposed in the canyon as "leaves in a great story book. (from wikipedia)
The journey to Grand Canyon is long and chill... On the way up to the mountain, both side of the road is covered by snow.
After we get off from the coach, we still need to walk few minutes before we reached the National Park, Grand Canyon.
The view from top of Grand Canyon is very impressive and stuning.