Tagged desert

Valley of Fire~1

Valley of fire in Mojave Desert in Nevada. It had been about 35 years since my previous visit to this colorful place of red Aztec sandstone outcrops nestled in gray and tan limestone mountains.

The area plant community is dominated by widely spaced creosote bush, burro bush and brittlebush. Several cactus species, including beaver tail and cholla, are also common

Cactus

A Word a Week Challenge – Remote

On the first part of the journey
I was looking at all the life
There were plants and birds and rocks and things
There was sand and hills and rings
The first thing I met was a fly with a buzz
And the sky with no clouds
The heat was hot and the ground was dry
But the air was full of sound

I’ve been through the desert on a horse with no name …

desert (2 of 2)

After two days in the desert sun
My skin began to turn red
After three days in the desert fun
I was looking at a river bed
And the story it told of a river that flowed  desert (1 of 2)

 

A  Word a Week Challenge – Remote

A Photo a Week Challenge: View

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Standing in the desert you can see the a lonesome mountain, lonely bush and a mirage. Place Kap Verde – Sal Island-
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A Photo a Week Challenge: View