This is the opposite view from yesterday's photo, looking up into the McDowell Mountains rather than back across the Valley.
This photo illustrates that the Sonoran Desert can be green, not all sand and rock.
There is a controversy occurring in Scottsdale right now. Some State Trust Land has been added to the City's McDowell Mountain Preserve. The State allowed jeep tour operators to drive tourists on the land, but the City does not allow vehicles in the mountain preserve. The City has to decide whether to allow the jeep tours to continue.
This week we have photos of Blarney Castle, Ireland, this week posted on our Viva la Voyage travel photo site.