Photo by Horacio Soto

Phoenix resident Horacio Soto recently visited West Fork Trail in Sedona, where he recreated one of the most iconic scenes from Disney’s classic animated film “The Lion King” with his four-legged hiking companions Lexy and Bruno.

“I like the phrase, ‘Hakuna Matata,’ because it means no worries — and that is kind of what hiking is to me,” says Soto, noting that Lexy and Bruno accompany him on nearly every adventure and enjoy the outdoors just as much as he does. “It is a peaceful time and I just enjoy the moment and nature. I like to hike as much as I can, finding new places to explore and taking photos of each place I visit to capture the memory.”

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