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Saturday, December 18, 2010

Grandview Trail Redux

At the start of the Grandview Trail
A hike on the Grandview Trail outside of High Rolls, New Mexico for the second day in a row yielded a different-looking landscape because of clouds and shadows.  The only other hikers we saw were two beautiful Boxer dogs who greeted Becca, then took off after their owners--who we never encountered.

The San Andres Mountains in the distance

Cactus growing in rock

White Sands National Monument

Juniper berries--a favorite food of deer

Sotol in the desert landscape

The lunar landscape of White Sands

Dynamic desert sky

High desert scenery

Desert Dog

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Those juniper berries have a sweet scent.

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