Flaming Gorge, Utah. There are a few very outstanding views here!
These jagged red rock layers make a dramatic landscape
Flaming Gorge Travel
A traveler pauses to reflect on the beauty of Flaming Gorge
Field of dandelions
A green field of dandelions in Wyoming
Mountains and Rocks
Beautiful landscape in Utah, dominated by mountains and rock formations
Mogollon Rim country
Silhouette of the Monuments
Monument Valley outlined in the pre-dawn light
Out for a ride on one of the first nice Spring days
Cherry Branch highlighted against a perfect AZ sky
Brush and a backdrop
The white sands were challenging to work with, and it was tricky to find shots that produced good contrast. I think this one worked out ok.
Organ Mountains from the East
Panorama of the Organ Mountains from the East side. Not so easy to get if you don't want to step on unexploded bombs.
Contrails over a rugged peak
The contrails nicely frame this rugged peak that juts from the landscape like a troll's tooth
Short panorama of Mt Graham
Snow on the Organs
Snow on the Organ Mountain range behind Las Cruces
This silk flower adds a splash of color to the snowy hedge
Baile folklórico Día de Muertos 1
The local high school doing an amazing job on the Plaza in Mesilla
Tortugas Mountain Observatory
Beautiful observatory in New Mexico - not abandonded, just in the process of a slow restoration.
Founded in 1963 under the supervision of Clyde Tombaugh, the observatory focused on observing the planets.
Desert Tarantula out for a walk, 8x8ing its way down the trail
Foot of the Organ Mountains - a scene you really should see for yourself, cameras do not do it justice
I just love classic street art
Two little birds on a fan
Clearly they are not speaking to each other right now
First Light on the Mountains
First Light over the mountains bringing up those beautiful southern desert colors
Bullet in Las Cruces
The lovely Organ Mountains dominate the scenary in Las Cruces
Dogs are excellent at parking trailers when you're boondocking
On Our Way
Adventure Awaits us in New Mexico
Sunset in the Clouds
The sunset gave these clouds quite a dash of color
White and Red Rosebud
White and Red Rosebud really stands out on the simple earty background
It'd be nice to imagine that our beautiful natural areas are unspoiled... but the reality is that tourism and industry stains the skies, the road grit is created from the beautiful red rocks we all love, and retirement and golf communities use water at embarrassing rates.
Cannon at Fort de l'Île Sainte-Hélène
Cannon at Fort de l'Île Sainte-Hélène defending a flower garden