Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Punakaiki, New Zealand. Dolomite Point. Pancake Rocks and blowholes are a 10 minute walk from the main road between Westport and Greymouth. These stratified limestone fotmations are likened to stack of pancakes. I rough water the sea rushes into the chambers beneath the limestone to be forced out of blowholes,creating a spectacular sight as columns of water rise into the air.
San Xavier Mission del Bac
Mission San Xavier del Bac located near Tucson, Arizona, was originally founded by Jesuit priest, Father Kino, in 1692. The current structure was completed in 1797, and continues to serve the Tohono O'odham people as Catholic church. The name of the mission comes from the Tohono O'odham word bac, meaning "place where the water appears, " due to a nearby spring from underground Santa Cruz River.
Thanks Peggy (RavenArtSong) for the card! :)