Dolores Mountain Inn

701 Railroad Ave., Dolores, Colorado, 81323, United States | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Dolores

Learning about the Puebloan (Anasazi) People

A travel blog entry by 4memorieswego

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... cleverly designed. The kiva was a circular structure with a thick roof made of several layers of wood and then covered with juniper branches. Within the circle was a low wall used for seating. A fire pit was at the center of the kiva, and ventilation was provided by an L-shaped cavity in the wall that went from the top of the roof into the kiva, thus providing circulated air throughout the kiva. It is believed that the people ...

It was a longer day than it sounds!

A travel blog entry by linleyc

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... the weather was beginning to look a little dodgy. Some of my beautiful photos with lovely big clouds stuck on top of mountains began to have meaning. Two storm heads moving towards each other.

Now, I’ve never driven in snow, remember. The Yank has done it all his life, but The Yank wasn’t allowed to drive my rental car. We stopped and inhaled Subway in Monticello and walked back out into a serious grouping of cloud. He was very ...

September Wedding Bells

A travel blog entry by aprih.york

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There was no better way to reunite with the family than to celebrate the marriage of my brother-in-law Michael and his new bride Heidi!!!















It had been almost five years since I'd last seen Michael who has been studying law at Bond University on the Gold Coast of Australia, and it was my first time to meet the lovely Heidi, ...

Mesa Verde Nat. Park!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by tampagrampa

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... called kivas and were originally roofed and probably used for religious ceremonies. The Cliff Palace is the largest cliff dwelling in North America and is about 80% original. The Spruce Tree House is third largest and is over 95% original. It includes a portion of wall that is loose, unmortared rock that has survived intact for about 800 years. It is interesting to ...

Puebloan Cliff Dwellings

A travel blog entry by musictechqueen

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... are famous for their elegant basket weaving. Anasazi pottery is as famous as their baskets; their artifacts are highly prized.

By the year 750 AD, the people were building mesa-top villages made of adobe. In the late 1190s, they began to build the cliff dwellings for which Mesa Verde is famous.

Mesa Verde is best known for Cliff Palace, thought to be the largest cliff dwelling in North America. Interesting little fact I found on the ...

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This inn, located on 701 Railroad Ave., Dolores, is near The Anasazi Heritage Center.
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