White Sands National Monument can only be described as other-worldly.yin yang duneThe thrill of scrambling through the dunes, dog-sled.jpgand leaving temporary footprints in the soft white sand…footprintsis humbling in the presence of its vastness.dunescapeThe ethereal gypsum dunes sweep across 275 square miles of the Tularosa Basin,dune and sunforming a complex yet delicate ecosystem…beetle…that supports the constant shape-shifting caused by precipitation and wind.textureBut the surrealism that surrounds the spectator…approaching sunsetintensifies when the sun dips below the horizon of the Sacramento Mountains…mountain silhouettequickly cooling the sand beneath one’s feet, desert glowawakening the magic that ignites the desert glow.cactus glow

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