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Sonora

22 Apr

One of the highlights of our vacation was the day trip to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. We planned a half day visit and did spend a large portion of the day in this beautiful desert. And the drive to get there was just as interesting as well and I promise to tell that story in another post. Any trip that involves back roads tends to invite a bit of intrigue, especially at those small town Circle K’s or Seven Elevens.

Visits midweek result in a more enjoyable day since there are fewer people. Although there are busloads of students from various schools on fieldtrips but for the most part, it was easy to see every exhibit without fussing with long lines and large groups. Besides, you better watch out for those Chollos. They do reach out and grab you if you are not careful.

The Sonoran desert is quite enchanting. My mind drifted into a very peaceful place and I forgot all else and really could have cared less if I remembered my name.

Allow the ocotillo to wave it’s long wand-like branches to rename you and the wind to teach you to sing.

 

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3 Comments

Posted by on April 22, 2008 in Arizona, Photography

 

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3 responses to “Sonora

  1. Aafke

    April 23, 2008 at 4:09 am

    what an amazing photo!
    What is a chollo? sounds very creepy!!!
    I absolutely love your last sentence: a poem in itslef.

     
  2. George

    April 23, 2008 at 9:03 am

    Cholla (choya) rather mean cactus, the spines will goright through you boots, beware. The desert museum is a beautiful experience, happy you enjoyed it.

     
  3. itiswell

    April 23, 2008 at 11:23 pm

    I love the photo. The colors are fantastic and you can get lost in the picture. (((hugs)))

     

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