Travel to U.S.: West: Laredo: Photo 1
We're 150 miles southwest of San Antonio. Mesquite and prickly pear: a shrub savanna with about 16 inches of rain annually. That sounds tolerable, but the mercury exceeds 90 degrees Fahrenheit more than 120 days a year and potential evaporation exceeds 100 inches. The weeds, beneficiary of urban runoff (actually a Wal-Mart parking lot), are misleadingly green.
Back to U.S.: West: Laredo chapter
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