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Saturday, July 30, 2022

Steamed Hikers

Boomerang cloud
75F when we started off this morning, blazing sun at times, and very high humidity.  Dr. K, Willow, Frio and I were like steamed clams out there today, and we looked forward to getting the trek over with.

We did our normal hike, taking only a few short breaks along the way due to the abundance of ants.  That was agreed to by everybody because of the adverse weather conditions, and we finished our exploration more quickly than ever.

Hill west of LDR-A

Prickly Pear fruit

This & next 3:  same Barrel Cactus




Tortugas and the Organs

Organ Mountains X

Bowl of candy

View from a side arroyo

This & next 3:  same Barrel Cactus




Tortugas and the Organs

Yucca and Ocotillos

Butterfly X

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Gorgeous close-ups of the Barrel Cactus flowers.

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