Thursday, June 14, 2012

Achievement 6: Image Unlocked!

Continuing the theme previously unlocked, the arches at Tumacácori speak eloquently to the time when Father Kino arrived in the lands of the O'odham, carrying the architecture of Old Spain and ushering in so many of the changes that transformed Arizona into the place it is today... even the many saguaro cactus that remain only as skeletons of their former selves, the face of the swelling population that moved to Arizona over the centuries.

Can I suggest you might go visit the Tumacácori National Historical Park and count that as one of your "Explore" activities? Before you go, read about the monument's history, by trying one of these:

If learning more about saguaros sounds more interesting, there's plenty to choose from here: You know it is pronounced "sah-WAH-row" don't you?

The image of Tumacacori was made available courtesy of photographer Ken Lund through a Creative Commons license:

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