17
Apr
09

El Morro National Monument

337. Travels

337. Travels

We stopped at this National Monument in New Mexico, looking for a reprieve from the long winter. Instead, it snowed as we slept while back home it was 60˚. The snow did make it fun to do some interesting photography, though.

I have many photos from this spectacular place, which is tucked in the wilds of New Mexico. I’ll tell you more about this place a bit later.

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9 Responses to “El Morro National Monument”


  1. April 18, 2009 at 8:53 am

    Very nice shot. The sky is gorgeous especially with the rough hewn texture of the rock against those clouds.

  2. 2 tmcchesney
    April 18, 2009 at 10:58 am

    Wow, stunning, this is absolutely gorgeous! A beautiful place to stop (and the snow just added to it’s beauty)!

  3. 3 Danudin
    April 18, 2009 at 2:41 pm

    Great to see some shots from out on the Hootowl trail as it was called it the old western movies. Love that landscape.

  4. April 18, 2009 at 8:12 pm

    That is so striking! Great shot and remember – it’s a dry snow 😉

  5. April 18, 2009 at 9:07 pm

    Textures, contrasts, colors and composition are perfect! I’d frame it if it were mine.

  6. April 18, 2009 at 10:47 pm

    Looks like a lovely place. Doesn’t it drive you crazy when the weather flip-flops on you like that? At least you got some lovely pictures…hope to see more from the area!

  7. 7 boomer3297
    April 19, 2009 at 5:57 am

    This photo has it all, great capture. In fact, I really like many of your photos.

  8. 8 Mary Lou
    April 19, 2009 at 12:41 pm

    Great capture of the snowy desert!!

  9. April 21, 2009 at 2:13 pm

    The fascinating clouds really add to the desert scene. Beautifully photographed…


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