ALN logo; link to Arid Lands Newsletter Home page No. 50, November/December 2001
The Deserts in Literature, II

Martin: The journey: El Tiradito Wishing Shrine, Tucson

El Tiradito wishing shrine Detail of candles lit at El Tiradito shrine, Tucson
The El Tiradito shrine is a well-known landmark in downtown Tucson. Many people come here to light candles to make a wish; legend has it that if your candle is still lit the next morning, your wish will be granted.

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