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several playa and wildflower fields in Mexico
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walking around on top of a cinder cone
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Those purple patches are fields of wildflowers.
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Macdougal volcanic crater
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a pinacates beetle
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a cholla cactus; N.B. NOT fuzzy
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Trefoil volcanic crater
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Catherine and David, being rained on
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the interior of Cerro Colorado, another volcanic crater
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along the rim of Cerro Colorado, before descending
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scrambling along the bottom of the crater
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Along the outside edge of the crater, there is a very abrupt line indicating the beginning of brush growth. Why? The answer is not known.
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crime in progress: grad students AWOL
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the scene of the crime, origin of brush-growing soil
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soil not supporting brush growth
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A'A lava flows
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another volcanic crater
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Serena (front) and Nicole looking pristine at our last campsite
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arriving at the Pinacates sand dunes
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at the bottom of a sand drift about 10 meters high
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another grad student trek, intrepid Doug in the lead
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