#Architectural Inspiration in the #Southwest

Here are a few of the dwellings which inspired me in the creation of The Stronghold

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Adobe

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Mexican hacienda

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Abuela’s Arizona ranch

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The inn in Xoacatyl

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Traditional Apache wickiup

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#SierraMadre #Adventure from #TheStronghold

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Ancestral Stronghold

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Heading into the Unknown

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The blood-soaked ruins of the church

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The formidable Sierra Madre

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Jagged cordillera of the Sierra Madre—rising out of the Mexican plain like the bloodied knuckles of a fist

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A savage land still only inhabited by the eagles—and maybe the Broncos

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Only the foolish venture here—or the desperate.

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The mysterious Tarahumara

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Hidden remains of the Bronco rancheria

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Behind the Scenes from #TheStronghold—The #wedding

My inspiration for the Mexican wedding—

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The dress

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Coins

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Lasso

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Mariachi

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Fiesta!

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Behind the Scenes #Inspiration from #TheStronghold Part 2

On the Mexican side of the border—

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Nogales

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Bavispe River

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The Chihuahuan Plain against the backdrop of the Sierra Azul

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The inn in Xoacatyl

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Mexico

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Xoacatyl at the base of the rugged Sierra Madre

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Forbidding view of the Apache strongholds from the village

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