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Monday, January 29, 2018

Trekking on Moon Day

Vast Chihuahuan Desert
Becca and I got an early start on a normally long trek this morning.  There were no vehicles in the Sunset Area parking lot when we got there, and only a few when we got back.  In the interim time we hiked the big loop along the west side of Tortugas Mountain, down the single-track on the west side, south along the outer loop road, and then east on the trail that leads back into the upper foothills.  We saw absolutely no one during our excursion, which is always a pleasant experience.
This and the next two:  three views of a yucca

Wish I knew what she's staring at

One of many bends in the trail

Rocky going

Folds in the mountain

My best subject

Look inside a dead yucca trunk

I can just imagine her thinking "Not another photograph"

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

That's a fascinating look inside the hollow yucca trunk.

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