100 ANECDOTES contains travel, adventure and sundry stories of 100 words or less.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Arizona Desert Arizona
The desert has a
distinct smell. It’s salty and pungent. For miles on end, you will not see
anything but cacti and rocks. This lunar landscape made the term desert wastes come into perspective.
Along the way were distant mountains looking like huge clay sculptures. They
were eerily treeless casting grotesque silhouettes against the setting sun.
Except us, the only other things moving were rolling tumbleweeds.