Watsons Wander: Hanging with the Saguaros in Ajo

WASHINGTON — We first visited the tiny town of Ajo, Ariz., way back in the winter of 2013. It was our first winter of full-time RVing and our first stop in Arizona where we promptly fell in love with the “lush” Sonoran desert.

With giant saguaros, gangly armed alien-like organ pipe, deceptively cuddly looking cholla and a whole host of bizarre (and always spiny) shrubs and trees, it didn’t take long to realize that our preconceived notions of a flat and barren desert were very wrong.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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