My Gila trip report is hanging fire, what with Easter, and unexpected intelligence regarding really good poppy blooms in southeastern Arizona. I decided spontaneously to take a trip last Sunday night, and by Monday afternoon found myself in the Black Hills near Safford, arizona. Very glad I went:
The Piñalenos were still quite snowy in the distance, which was a nice touch:
It wasn’t just poppies, either. Can anyone identify these red things?
All told, a stellar couple days, photographically speaking. A couple more shots are here.