Also, as we were getting towards the end of New Mexico, we drove by some mountains that looked to have a hole in them, and others that were bizarrly shaped. We were enthralled, but I couldn't seem to take a picture of them! As we made our way down the road, we discovered that it was an optical illusion! No hole in the mountain, and no weirdly shaped hills. :#
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