Retro Inn At Mesa Verde
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... on the top and started climbing. Being one of the oldest there and not in as good a shape as most, I still managed to reach the top. I even had the ranger take a picture of me after the ladder crawl. It was a good experience and I'm glad I didn't let my mind talk me out of going up there.
After we left Mesa Verde, we headed to the Four Corners which was a short drive away. I have never been there before so we thought it would be good to be able to say we ...
... we entered a canyon that reminded me of a scene from "The Land That Time Forgot". I half expected to see a dinosaur walk in front of me. It was a beautiful area, lush and green, with open areas leading to rocky mountain grades.
The winding road continued farther up the mountain... and farther... and farther. I had no idea we would travel so far on this mountainous road with deep ...
... Gringos observed the ruins in the 1860's, then long abandoned and mistakenly called them Aztec Montezuma dwellings. Several Hopi and Yavapai communities trace their ancestries to early immigrants from this place (without even a whiff of an Federal Immigration plan, long fought over in the US congress, only to get a lot more interesting in the next couple of years, and may not even mention the Hopi or Yavapai, as they struggle along party lines ...
... clear quartz pendants, and a bunch of little presents for the family back home :).
We hit the road again after my amazing cupcake, and headed through to Mesa Verde in Colorado. It's such pretty scenery around the area with all the different deserts, including some that are still home to some Native American colonies which is totally awesome. We did make a pit stop at a gas station, and I bought myself an epic birthday ...
... miles! I figure I deserve this upgrade about now.
Here it gets funny! A couple of states back, I stopped at a rest area and got to talking to another biker who was going a different direction than I. He was zig zagging back and forth and said he was going up the mountains for a ride. His name was Kenny. I checked in, unloaded my bike and was headed to get a beer when who rides up but Kenny! We both started laughing at how here we ...