This week’s Photo Friday (#FriFotos) theme is SAND. In 2006, I embarked on a road trip from Philadelphia to Phoenix driving my Jeep Wrangler only on small, quiet highways, with the intent of stopping at the National Parks that were along my path. On my way back to Philly, I had hoped to get to White Sands National Monument, NM during the day. However, I arrived just as the sun was going down, and organized groups of hikers were setting off on twilight hikes.
After the sun had disappeared behind the mountains, an intense orange-red sky appeared, and the entire sand-scape started taking on these tones. Before I left the monument, I shot the above photo of a couple sitting on a dune and a lone person walking in the distance.
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Don Faust | Partner, Contributor and Photo Editor of the travel site www.caroundtheworld.com, winner of 2010 Lowell Thomas travel writing award.