If I didn't give you any information to go with these photos, wouldn't you think that Beez was sliding in snow?
|The old man kicks!|
|Resting up for another climb|
Even though we live just a couple of hours from a great ski mountain here in southern New Mexico, we'd have a hard time finding any snow this time of the year. Beez is sliding on the pure white gypsum sands at White Sands National Monument, just 45 minutes from our home in Las Cruces.
While we were there with our kids who were visiting from California and New York, we met and chatted with tourists from Switzerland and France. The Monument was recently named one of the best family-friendly parks by Open Road Guides. The dunes offer hiking, nature watching, sliding (of course), and lots of solitude.
|This little guy is called the Bleached Earless Lizard (click twice to enlarge the photo). |
He is perfectly camouflaged against the white, white sands