the long road home

i didn’t want to leave telluride and the cool, mountain air last week.  traffic, 100 degree weather, and “work” awaited.

luckily though, in between, i would have the chance to see the southwest u.s. through my windshield on a 19 hour drive back to texas…

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i’ve never been to great sand dune national park.  it’s not the best n.p. i’ve ever been to, but it’s an incredible natural wonder.  i’m glad i made the side trip.

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fortunately, i only have to be back in dallas for a few days.  then it’s back to vermejo park ranch, new mexico!

all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009