White Sands National Monument is otherworldly. The New Mexico sun beats down on the snow-white sand. Fall-desert colors sprinkle the landscape.
In October the weather is still hot, though not unbearably, but the sand is not hot to touch. We wandered around barefooted through the dunes, making sand-angels and writing messages to those we adored.
Playing in white sands is like playing in snow, only delightfully warm. We sledded down some of the steeper dunes squealing like little girls full of delight.
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