Location: In the Barrio Presidio
Details: Colorful lizards
climbing a wall.
I love these lizards! They are very cool and colorful, and it is fun to
see them crawling up and down the wall. Kudos to the painter who
included them in the decor of this building - a bit of whimsey is
always welcome. It's a treat to discover unexpected little treasures
such as these lizards; long may they hold sway on this wall in the
These lizards can be found somewhere in the Barrio Presidio. I really
don't want to give the exact location. Instead, let's make it a
challenge for you the reader to find. Besides, there's a lot more in
that area for you to discover. Some of appears on doorways, some in the
architecture, and some in the art shops. And all of it comes with a bit
of Tucson history thrown in.
I really like these lizards, they add that southwestern feel to a
traditional adobe home. With their bright colors and diamond shaped
eyes, they seem to welcome all who would enter here, and remind us to
smile just a bit more often.
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