The Monticello Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... We were able to get some really good pictures of the petroglyphs with the telephoto lens on the camera. Some of the drawings are worn or faded, but it's easy in Photoshop to enhance the pictures when we get back.
Unfortunately, we were only able to view about half the petroglyphs, as there had evidently been a rockslide that damaged a portion of the viewing walkway. There was yellow tape blocking any further access. Since ...
... tells a story.
The petroglyphs were carved by Native Americans during both the prehistoric and historic periods. There are over 650 rock art designs. The drawings on the rock are of different
animals, human figures, and symbols. These carvings include pictures of deer, buffalo, and pronghorn antelope. Some glyphs ...
... when they picked me up. They were very friendly and understanding. They reminded me of friends I have in Tucson. We stopped in Blanding, where a man walked out of the convenience store holding his AR in full sight. The store had the usual drinks and snacks, but featured saddles and taxidermy heads for sale as well. A couple cowgirls were loading some hay in their pickup truck while we heated some water on a stove for ...
We start the day EARLY (remember this is a vacation for us, but Al doesn't always remember that). Al had spotted a hike to see petroglyphs (at Mesa Verde national park) hence the early start as we do not want to be walking in hot, hot temps. Once at the park we register for our hike. With lots of water in hand, camera and a hiking stick off we go. The first ten feet is just fine and then the fun begins. OMG! Narrow trails, narrow uneven steps, rocks ...
... I think the only original building there is the theater. We did some shopping at Wal-Mart there because we both were out of cash. It's 68 degrees, sunny and getting very windy. Our plan is to go to Flagstaff,AZ and start North, but we keep watching the weather for Flagstaff and all points West and North of there and it's low is 32 degrees and rain or snow and strong winds. We crossed the Continental Divide at 2:27 in NM. I missed the pic. No warning for those things. ...