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Monday, April 11, 2011

Back in the Lower Chihuahuan Desert

The Franklin Mountains (near El Paso)
After four days in the high country, we've returned to the lower Chihuahuan Desert.  The temperature was pretty chilly this morning as we wend our way around Tortugas Mountain.  We encountered no other human beings--which is exactly how we like it.  Antisocial, huh?

Not the Serengeti Desert

Not a wildebeest

Mesquite tree leafing out

Closeup of Mesquite leaves

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

The trees are beginning to green--very nice.

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