Blue Lake Ranch
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... of a little doggy time with the two resident hounds and an intriguing meeting with a miniature albino hedgehog which was far cuter than you would expect. By the time we rolled out of Leavenworth in the mid-week pre-dawn chill any doubts about the wisdom of going north late in the Fall were gone and we were again thankful for our far flung friends. All we had to do then was ride across the fertile plain... again.
Two and a half days on the back roads was ...
... overlooking the Cliff Palace and a couple of other smaller cliff houses. Our ranger med us and we headed down and around the cliff to the Cliff Palace, which is the largest dwelling in the park. This is very impressive and interesting. These houses are like apartments made of rock and clay mortar built under outcroppings of the rocks. The park system has made some needed repairs, but much of it is like it was 800 years ago. We had to climb ...
... just took a few pictures.
We next headed across Arizona to Colorado through a lot of nothing.
We got into Cortez and to the KOA. The people were very nice and organized and we have a spot with a pretty view of Mesa Verde!
We watched the beautiful sunset from our camp. This camp ground was getting ready to close for the winter, so it was not crowded and we did not have anyone on either side of us.
... our Navajo cookout. Dinner was steak, chicken, salad, beans, corn on the cob and desert was an apple cinnamon bread/sponge with cream. After dinner our driver gave us a talk about his culture and sang a few songs. He explained how the Navajo were used in WWII on the radios as their language was not understood by anyone but them and it is in effect a code within a code, very interesting indeed. After the dinner and talk we boarded our Utes to head back to the ...
... the sheer cliffs and used those as paths to transport almost all necessities for daily life to their cliff dwellings. With no known enemies, it is puzzling the cliff houses were located and built seemingly with strong defenses in mind. They made tools, but all were designed for utilitarian purposes rather than warfare.
We planned to catch the Durango – Silverton narrow gauge train, so off we went to Durango.