It's one thing to look at brown desert landscapes peppered with multi-armed green cacti and think, "Oh, sure. Saguaros. Those are cool."
But it's another thing altogether to encounter them in person.
Mind-blowingly tall and disproportionate to the average human.
There is only one way to truly experience and appreciate the power and glory of the saguaro cactus and that is to walk among the giants.
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I've been lucky enough to visit the Sonoran Desert and the magical cacti who live there. Read more about my adventures: