American Holiday Mesa Verde Inn Cortez
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There was a lot of chat over breakfast this morning, because of the weather. We had to go to Plan B, because Wolf Pass was snowed and we would need snow chains. So Instead of going the quick route, we backtracked a bit and headed west on highway 64. It was only 59 miles (107 km) longer - but took an extra couple of hours. Plus!
Going into Taos we had to go over a range - the speed limit ...
... 700-1200 AD but moved below the rim into
the canyon walls around 1200 AD where they lived there for about 75 years. No
one is sure why they moved onto Texas, Arizona and New Mexico. They left
behind some amazing structures. I found Kivas’s fascinating along with T shaped
doors (narrower from the ground to knee level and wider from knee level to top
of the door and only 3-4 ft high). Why? Rusty speculates that it was to keep
the heat loss and drafts to a ...
... know that most people not from this high elevation tire easily – we sure did. We were there virtually all day, so will likely return to the visitor centre tomorrow. It has also a research centre with loads more information and exhibits.
On the drive out, we stopped at the highest point in Mesa Verde at 8572 feet. It has been used as a fire lookout since the early 1900’s and has 360 degree views of ...
... had no vacancies and the 3rd wanted over $200 a night! Memories of past driving holidays creeping in! We ended up at the Day’s Inn for tonight. No one knows why they are so busy, but the hotels in this place are hopping.
By the time we got settled into our room it was 8:15 pm, and we really needed a drink, so we broke out the wine and discussed what we will do for the next 4 days while here in Cortez. Confident we can fill them. Stay tuned…… ...
... are a lot of mountains. I pulled over to stretch my legs in Price, UT and had to drive around an industrial area to check out the buildings. In particular, I had to check out the public works buildings. They consisted of what I can best describe as 6 geodesic domes right next to each other. It makes you wonder, whether they had them built for public works, or whether they took over someone else’s buildings. I made a quick ride around ...