This is a picture taken near White Sands National Monument. Unfortunately, I have precious few pictures there since I was so deathly afraid of taking my SLR out into the dunes. As it was, I had to blow dust out of the sensor when I got back. Everything is very dry out here and very sparse. The trip between Abilene and El Paso was simply amazing. Miles and miles of nothing. No towns, no people...nothing except desert, shrub and mountains.
On to Phoenix.