Daily Detour: Odd spots, strange trips, great moments in travel
Welcome, Detourists! This slideshow, shot and written by Times staffer Christopher Reynolds, goes all over and grows every weekday.
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Arizona: And water all around.( Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times )
Sure, it's a desert. But there's kayaking on the Lower Salt River, below Saguaro Lake, outside Scottsdale. On a sunny day, you get nice red rock reflections. Taken in early 2012.
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