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A Fine Day for the Desert

A February 2011 trip to Palm Desert by judee0624

The Living Desert Photo, Palm Springs, California More Photos
Quote: On a beautiful Valentine's Day, we drove out to the Living Desert on our annual visit.

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The Living Desert Photo, Palm Springs, California
On Valentine's Day, we headed east on I-10 for an hour long road trip. We go to the Living Desert once a year, in winter. It is the best time of year. The temperatures were in the 70s with clear blue skies and sunshine. Along the way, we passed the Wind Farm in Palm Springs that seems to grow every year. It looked like a haze in the air but it was the wind kicking up the desert sands. Dust in the wind!The Living Desert always offers something new for us. This year it was the camel rides. You can actually ride a camel just like a pony ride. Even the camel looked happy.Our first encounter was with the butterflies and hummingbirds. There is an enclosure that you can walk through a...Read More

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