The Dancing Rocks are a couple of large sandstone formations that tower 500 ft. above the desert floor on the Navajo Nation in N.E. Arizona.
Surprisingly, they're just off of Hwy.191, so most folks see them enroute to Canyon de Chelly Nat'l. Monument (..although not from this particular angle).
I hiked into this point to capture a moonrise, but when I saw the pond created by a recent thunderstorm, all bets were off for that event. This water will evaporate in about two days in the dry Arizona heat.

The Dancing Rocks are what they're called on the topo. map, but local Navajo myth tells us that the Tsé Nitsaa Deez’áhí are a man and woman being petrified while holding a conversation.
While standing ankle deep in the muck setting up for this shot, a man riding by on horseback told me that his people refer to this as the 'Whale Rock' for reasons that were obvious to me after he told me.
I need to return here someday when dramatic skies are present.

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