I took along my new macro lens on my recent trip to Arizona and was overwhelmed by the number of flowers still blooming. Here’s a handful of some of the more than a dozen photos I took. The remainder can be found here: Macro Flowers
We’re out in Arizona visiting our daughter, and Saturday morning was spent making the short (just over a mile and a half) but very strenuous hike up to the Wave Cave in the Superstition Mountains. Temperatures near 90º and a bright sunny day made this hike a little more tricky. It was worth the effort, though. The views from the cave were outstanding, and it was fun watching everyone “riding” the wave of the rock formation.
I’ve spent the past several days enjoying the stunning desert landscape here in greater Phoenix-Mesa-Tempe-Scottsdale area. Yesterday, my daughter took us on a tour of the Desert Botanical Garden where she has worked for the past year. Here are just some of the many plants located in this beautiful garden:
We have spent the past week on the road as we traveled out West to visit our daughter in Mesa, Arizona. So: hiatus this week, and I’ll be back with more about our upcoming trip to Kenya and Rwanda next week.