Weekly Photo Challenge: That Sandia Hue

The most popular version of how Sandia Mountain received its name is from the certain watermelon-colored hue that the hills turn at sunset.  In Spanish, sandia means watermelon … also, hence the namesake of this blog: The Weekly Watermelon.

This week, we were blessed with one of those perfectly plain desert sunsets. The sky was clear blue and the mountains turned a delicious hue of sandia.  Sometimes that special lighting only lasts a few minutes, so I was able to quickly captures these photos with my phone.

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Click below to see other Weekly Watermelon postings that showcase the Sandia hue:

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