<p>"The ponderosa pine, gazing into the deep canyon from the rocky hills of Lipan Point, did not make it through the winter. Every spring I had reunited with the pine, and the loss left me strayed. Days later, when I ventured into a less traveled part of the park, I was introduced to a new friend. Soon enough glorious morning light painted the skies and lifted my spirit."&nbsp;<em>—Hark Lee</em></p><p><em>This photo was taken by a <a href="http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/">Your Shot</a> community member. Join now and share your images, take part in story assignments, and get helpful feedback.</em></p>

Grand Canyon, Arizona

"The ponderosa pine, gazing into the deep canyon from the rocky hills of Lipan Point, did not make it through the winter. Every spring I had reunited with the pine, and the loss left me strayed. Days later, when I ventured into a less traveled part of the park, I was introduced to a new friend. Soon enough glorious morning light painted the skies and lifted my spirit." —Hark Lee

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Photograph by Hark Lee, Your Shot

Your Shot: Travel Favorites of 2013

We asked our Your Shot community members to send us pictures from their travels in 2013. Here are our editors' favorites for #travel2013.

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