The sun's rays are refracted in the water splashes, creating a beautiful play of light.

Photographer Mei Xu made these fascinating pictures during a trip to Yosemite National Park, USA. The sun's rays are refracted in the water splashes, creating a beautiful play of light.

This beautiful and frightening at the same time a waterfall in the National Park, California (USA) - Yosemite. It is called Horsetail Fall (horse's tail). Just a few days in February, you can witness the rare phenomenon - a reflection of the rays of the setting sun in the incident flow of the waterfall. Waterfall becomes fiery orange. This waterfall is located on the eastern slope of the mountain El Capitan.

Waterfall Horsetail Fall is a two flowing stream height of about 480 meters. The total height of the waterfall is 650 meters. Most ideal for shooting - the northern road leading to Yosemite Valley, to the east of the mountain El Capitan.

What it looks like a hot lava flowing down from the mountain top, in fact, an amazing visual trickery of the nature - the rays of sunset falling on the waterfall. But this is only until February, when instead of water from the rocks fire breaks, "carved into the sun." It was at this time on the northern approach to the mountain El Capitan (El Capitan) going photographers and travelers, for that would capture this natural wonder.

Falls Horsetail Falls is located in the mountain range of the Sierra Nevada, west of Lake Tahoe and El Dorado County desert. He gradually falls from a height of over 150 meters, and it can be reached on foot, heading north of Twin Bridges Bridge (Twin Bridges).

Yosemite is located in the center of the mountain range Sierra Nevada in California. From San Francisco to go to him about 3 hours. Throughout the park is surrounded by wild forests, which gives it the aura of a secret location.



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