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    Sunset View of West Tucson, Arizona

    Sunset View of West Tucson, Arizona

    A view of West Tucson, Arizona, from Javelina Rocks at Saguaro National Park (East)

    Organ Pipe National Monument and the Story of Park Ranger Kris Eggle

    Organ Pipe National Monument and the Story of Park Ranger Kris Eggle

    At the entrance to Victoria Mine2.85 miles from the US – Mexican border On August 9, 2002, near this area, 28-year-old Park Ranger Kristopher William Eggle along with a group US Border Patrol Agents were attempting to apprehend two armed men fleeing the Mexican authorities by crossing into the Organ Pipe National Monument. One suspect […]

    Gaunt Statues of the Sonoran Desert

    Gaunt Statues of the Sonoran Desert

    “They stood alone and heralded the dawn;Gaunt shadowsEtched upon a rimThat tore the jagged edge of day. They stood like phantoms grim,Within a world alone,Upon a lonely way. With muzzles pointed toward the stars now dimIn dawn’s first undertone,They filled the sleeping skyWith eerie wails. Each dismal cryCame drifting on the winds, Borne through the […]

    Tecopa Hot Springs and the History of the Pauite People

    Tecopa Hot Springs and the History of the Pauite People

    A hot spring oasis near Death Valley, fed by the elusive Amargosa River. (Amargosa, Spanish for bitter.) This land was inhabited by the nomadic Paiute people, who lived in the desert climate of the Colorado Basin to Southern California, and Northern Arizona. The Paiute people had first made contact with Spanish explorers in 1776 while […]

    Yatu cactus, Arikok National Park, Aruba
    Yatu cactus, Arikok National Park, Aruba

    Yatu cactus, Arikok National Park, Aruba #aruba #visitaruba #jit4aruba #arubaonehappyisland #discoveraruba #Caribbean #onehappyisland #arikok #arikoknationalpark #yatu #yatucactus #hikearuba #sunrisehike #whyamiawake #firstlight

    Watapana, Arikok National Park, Aruba
    Watapana, Arikok National Park, Aruba

    High up for sunrise in Arikok National Park, Aruba. This life-sized bonsai bush is the native Watapana. Thanks to the strong and always present trade winds, the watapana trees on the island all grow pointing the same direction. For this same reason, the hotels on the island are built along the leeward coast where the […]

    Sailing, West Coast, Aruba
    Sailing, West Coast, Aruba

    West Coast, Aruba. #aruba #visitaruba #jit4aruba #arubaonehappyisland #discoveraruba #Caribbean #onehappyisland #arashibeach #bocacatalina

    Carnaval, Aruba
    Carnaval, Aruba

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    Carnaval, Aruba
    Carnaval, Aruba

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    Carnaval, Aruba
    Carnaval, Aruba

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    Carnaval, Aruba
    Carnaval, Aruba

    #aruba #arubacarnaval #arubacarnival #jit4aruba #carnaval

    Carnaval, Aruba
    Carnaval, Aruba

    #aruba #arubacarnaval #arubacarnival #jit4aruba #carnaval

    Carnaval, Aruba
    Carnaval, Aruba

    #aruba #arubacarnaval #arubacarnival #jit4aruba #carnivalaruba

    Carnaval, Aruba
    Carnaval, Aruba

    #aruba #arubacarnaval #arubacarnival #jit4aruba