Images from Utah's (crowded) national parks

They walked four abreast down the paved walkway toward me, and had I not squeezed out of the way the crowd would have simply trampled me with the garish shoes they had rented in town. Further on, a young couple stopped in the same walkway to pet the fattest squirrel I've ever seen. And around the bend, a young woman, who appeared to be clad only in her underwear, posed for a selfie in the middle of the trail. That's when the wedding party passed by. No, I was not in Disneyland's new Bizzaro-world theme park, I was in Zion National Park.

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