Agave plant, Coconino National Forest.
Sedona is the only place in the world where McDonald's has green arches.
Blue skies above the Enchantment Resort, Sedona.
Yucca plant, Coconino National Forest.
Cactus candy, my new favorite garnish for a Margarita.
Above and the next two photos, below: an open-air market for Native American goods in the middle of nowhere.
Desert View Watchtower (below), on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, was designed by American architect Mary Colter and finished in 1932:
Beautiful pottery for sale in the Watchtower's gift shop:
Painted ceiling and walls, interior of Desert View Watchtower:
Rawhide-wrapped handrail and recently restored window, Desert View Watchtower:
I love this shot (below), even though it is blurry. An iconic moment of a waiter carefully setting a table in a beautiful room. This is in the El Tovar, a lovely old hotel on the South Rim of Grand Canyon:
Above and below: China based on Native American patterns, El Tovar hotel.
Above and below: The Hopi House, on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Cocktail time at the Enchantment Resort, Sedona:
Tiny desert wildflower, Coconino National Forest:
Apple fritter after a hot-air balloon ride, Coconino National Forest:
My favorite shot from our vacation: