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Deeper into the Dunes
Deeper into the Dunes
Our Journey, Photography

Deeper into the Dunes

Here are a couple more images that were captured from White Sands National Monument. Before going out this time, we took a look at Google Maps to see which direction we should head out. There were several dark areas a ways into the dunes and we figured we would hike out to discover what they were. After walking several miles in, we came upon a series of giant sand mounds covered in shrubs. Not entirely sure what’s in the middle of them but it at least solved the mystery of the satellite imagery we were using.

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Our Journey, Photography

Sunset Over White Sands

I was able to capture this image last night after work. The weather was a bit chilly with sustained 30mph winds and gusts up to 50mph. This also led to the constant feeling of having sandpaper rubbed on any exposed skin. Fortunately, the dunes were quite stunning and made the discomfort worthwhile.

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