O is for……orange desert bloom

The water wasn't THAT colour!


The desert is in bloom. Shortly the full display of white flowers atop the mighty saguaro will be unrivalled, but while we wait for that prickly pear are showing of their multicoloured display. While down in the Tucson area this week the displays of orange flowers have saved me from a photo library fail! I was looking for an old shot from Oatman where wild Burros walk up and down the street. I am going to blame my change over from aperture to Lightroom for not been able to find these shots. I hope you enjoy my orange tour of the desert. The orange truck was in Death Valley – dint you love that sky- that's why I didn't crop it 🙂

Have a great weekend.

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hi! i am Anne (hence vANNilla) - two 'N's autocorrect WILL autocorrect - grrrrrr I can most often be found cooking up a storm in the kitchen,(with my trusty thermomix) behind a camera or a kindle. If you are a traveller/photographer my bog is @vannilla https://vannillarock.wordpress.com If you have come as a baker my blog is http://vannillarock.com i studied economics in Edinburgh in the early 70's; now retired from a day job, on paper i have plenty of time to explore the blogosphere and enjoy the shared experiences of others. like every other retiree i know we wonder how we fitted in a day job. I split my time between Guernsey,. In the Channel Islands -a 20-odd square mile island with 60thousand+ inhabitants- and Phoenix, Arizona. The mix is perfect- the former is beautiful but attacks of cabin fever are never too far away. Arizona, on the other hand IS king of the open road and has THE biggest bluest sky EVER. my blogs revolve around baking (vannillarock) and photography/travel if you like what you see please do start a conversation :)

4 thoughts on “O is for……orange desert bloom”

  1. Thank you Sue. It was at desert botanical phoenix. I have no idea what it’s called, sorry. I have said for years that someone needs to develop an app where you take a picture of a plant or bird and can get an ID 🙂
    Many thanks for posting about the mt Lemmon telescope tours – we had a great time on Wednesday.

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