Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Tucked away in the south west corner of Arizona are a few hundred square miles of desert protected as the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Not surprisingly, it’s chock full of Organ Pipe Cacti – which are the ones that look like upside down green spiky octupi…

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Not the ones you get in RoadRunner and Wylye Coyote cartoons, which are Saguaros

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Having said that, it’s the Saguaros that steal the show – they’re  just so people-like  (in fact the native Americans who traditionally live here use the same word for Saguaro as for person).

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Running Cactus

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Homer Simpson cactus

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Mr Cactus

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Mrs Cactus

No climbing here, just a pretty spot to go walking and chill.

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