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Ricardo Breceda's screaming eagle

First-timers to Borrego Springs are surprised to see prehistoric creatures snarling and writhing in the desert near the highway, but they’re just sculptor Ricardo Breceda’s contribution to the landscape. If you’re headed to Anza-Borrego State Park or the tiny town of Borrego Springs, download a map of the sculptures or just wing it and drive around offroad like I like to do. Try to go midmorning when the skies are blue as backdrops, and the sculptures are showing off in all their glory.

anza borrego sunset

I’d been to Borrego Springs before. I’d taken a poorly-timed girls’ getaway in the middle of the broiling summer where we’d lounged by the pool all weekend (it was cool, locals said, the thermometer reading 98!). And I’d camped several times with friends, bringing a shovel and toilet paper as part of the rustic adventure. What I hadn’t done in Borrego yet was have a romantic getaway. When a PR rep for Casa del Zorro, a well-known resort in Borrego Springs, offered me the chance to review the property for a weekend, I grabbed my beau and we were off. The website…