Saguaro National Park

An early view of the park Barrel Cactus
Saguaro Saguaro
The 'fruit' of a Barrel Cactus The visitors centre
The arms only grow downwards after a freeze Prickly Pear Cactus
Close up of the spines. Ouch. Some grow as high as 50 feet tall
More prickly pear Bird singing from the top of a Saguaro
Teddy Bear Cactus Close up of a Prickly Pear
Chris and Pip at the Petroglyphs These 'prehistoric' pictures date from around 800AD
More Petroglyphs Petroglyphs
Petroglyphs The view from the rocks
Looking over the cactii Chris next to a giant Saguaro
The one in the middle had had some damage to the tip and grew into a 'broccoli' shape Saguaro
Many limbed Saguaro Teddy Bear Cactus
The entrance to the La Palamos Colourful flower display