Elkstone Inn on the Animas River
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... the formation of the alcoves in the sandstone. It is in these alcoves that later cultures built their dwellings. Then we stopped at Mesa Top Site to see the big kivas there. He told us more about their beliefs that everything they did was spiritual. Then we stopped at Sun Point View where we could see several cliff dwellings and a Sun Temple which was a very large structure.
Our last stop of the day was at Spruce Tree House where we ...
... world class fly fishing. Just over the boarder in New Mexico is the San Juan River. Not wanting to waste this opportunity learning about the right flies and techniques to use in this area, we decided to get smart and hire a guide for a change.. And what a change it was. No guessing, no struggling to find the right spot or gear. He simply puts you right on the fish with no guess work. Hunter must have landed over 20 rainbow trout. He ...
... cooled off, and we both had restless nights along with probably everyone else foolish enough to camp that night. A crying baby off in the distance (who could blame him/her?), a loud and late arriving group sometime near midnight, and two car alarms didn't help at all. We woke up tired, cranky, and not looking forward to another day in the Easy Bake Oven.
Probably the event that sealed our fate for the day ...
... park. They said in the summer the water is much lower and you can see all the rocks the water was covering now. The boats finally arrived and Cohen climbed out. We walked along the river to where we would be able to watch the rafts go through this section. The water did look pretty rough. The first boat started through and to Aimee's horror they watched it flip over. Aimee knew Caleb and Bruce weren't ...
... soft drinks, coffee, and hot chocolate for the complete trip, free insulated cups, free tote bags, and more importantly - great views of the mountains as we could look through the roof. It was a great day. The weather was great and the views were over the top as you can see from the pictures.
As we are leaving town, there was a couple that would wave at us when we would cross ...
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