Horseshoe Bend, Arizona

Just a quick share of the most recent postcard I got, this time from O’Neal!


I just love the view of it and how wonderfully colorful it is!

According the Wikipedia, Horsehoe Bend (which I kept typing down as “Horseshoe Band” because my brain is all music, haha) is a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located in Arizona, USA.
It is accessible via hiking a 1.5-mile (2.4 km) round trip from US Route 89, but an access road also reaches the geological structure, as it is part of a state park. Horseshoe Bend can be viewed from the steep cliff above.
The overlook is 4,200 feet (1,300 m) above sea level, and the Colorado River is at 3,200 feet (980 m) above sea level, making it a 1,000-foot (300 m) drop.

Thank you, Wikipedia, you make me smarter. :)

And thank you, O’Neal, for this wonderful postcard. It’s greatly appreciated!


Arizona, USA

This wonderful postcard found its way to my mailbox just today. It was sent by O’Neal, who definitely has an eye for amazing postcards! Not to mention this is probably one of my favorite types of postcards – anything in sunset (sunrise?). :)

The postcard is showing the Joshua Tree. The little printed description in the back says:Found mostly in the Mojave Desert, the Joshua Tree was used by Native Americans to make baskets and sandals. The seeds and flower buds were also harvested for meals. Well,  a cool looking tree for sure! :)

Thank you O’Neal! :)

Arizona (US-1347126)

This is one of the postcards I’ve had in my favorites for quite a while, and it was a great surprise to find it in my mailbox!

That is such a funny picture!!! The saguaro cactus on this photo apparently weighed 10,000 pounds! Haha, I have a tiny little cactus in my room – it’s about 2 inches tall and so tiny – it couldn’t crush anything!

And the stamps on this postcard, oooh my! <3 I’m a huge child at heart so they made me smile, especially the one with Wall-E!