Take plenty of New Mexico dirt and rocks, add copious amounts of sun and wind, sprinkle in a bit of moisture and then set aside. Find an isolated, totally desolate piece of land such as the Ojito Wilderness. Place your mixture somewhere in the middle and leave undisturbed for awhile.
On a quiet, late-winter day drive a dozen or so miles on a rough dirt road and find a place to park. You may or may not have a particular destination in mind for your hike, but as Lee and I have learned on our excursions into the Ojito Wilderness, it won’t be long before you begin to see the beauty that sun, wind and water has carved out of the landscape.
I had fun finding rock formations that had “Windows”
A rock with some interesting life form growing on it.
One last photo that is a caution. Yes, there is beauty in a place like the Ojito Wilderness, but you have to be careful driving on the rough roads. Lee is a careful driver and, fortunately, we did not end up like this car.
3 thoughts on “Recipe for Beauty”
These pix are spectacular!
Nice Pictures! Love how you ended it with pict of car. What were they doing??
No idea. The car was sitting there like that when we drove into the wilderness. There wasn’t anyone around. Then when we came back out there was a BLM sticker on the window as a warning that it would be towed if the owner didn’t get it.