Daily Detour: Odd spots, strange trips, great moments in travel
Welcome, Detourists! This slide show, shot and written by L.A. Times staffer Christopher Reynolds, goes all over and grows every weekday.
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Arizona: Where Mother Nature should have put more palm trees in the first place( Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times )
But since She didn't, humankind is doing its best to take up the slack. Here at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park (west of Phoenix), there are actually more palms than wigwams. Shot in early 2012.
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