Mesa Verde & Petroglyphs

I had seen pictures of Mesa Verde from my parents' trip several years ago, so I couldn't quite understand the name; clay structures built into the cliff walls looked anything but green.  However, when we finally arrived, I saw the land was decorated with lush trees and stubby desert shrubs.…

Cliff Dwellings

The next stop in our epic desert road trip was Mesa Verde.  I had seen pictures from my parents' previous visit - all red soil and thick ladders.  I was excited to see the famed cliff dwellings for myself, and they didn't disappoint! (more…)