We had just watched a special on Africa and couldn't help thinking the west mesa looked a little like an African savannah.
On top of volcano #1
On our way to volcano #3
The Sandia mountains under a somewhat rare cloudy sky
See the lizard? We saw several of these along the trail.
Downtown ABQ in the distance
It was a very windy day, and when we returned to our car we weren't surprised to find that she had trapped a tumbleweed with her bumper!
All photographs are Copyright 2014 Erik Nielsen unless indicated otherwise.