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Travel Blogs from Silver City
... out from outside. I imagine all the people who went through there, who lived there, and yes, who died there. And I'm sure many did die there. Not so much from the cavalry and such that was stationed there, but from tuberculosis which killed so many. I got to do a fair amount of photography with my film cameras. While working, i would imagine the places I'm shooting full of people, living their lives and making history.
... to think people lived here 700 years ago. Envisioning them going through their daily life here and seeing the cave's black ceiling from their fires just blew your mind. The walls were still fairly intact and had small doors and windows in them. The volunteers working there were great about answering our questions. We loved to hear the boys questions as their minds absorbed ...
... last night and made some phone
calls. Today we are hunkered down against thirty mph gust of wind
caused by a dipping jet-stream that will deliver yet another “
Attic Blast” to the North-East. Still the sun shines and the
temperature might reach into the seventy’s while the birds continue
to feed and drink at the little Oasis we have created here. This
afternoon we will walk the ...
... up the
mountain side the cliff dwellings came into view, it was an impressive
sight. Many groups of people inhabited
the caves for thousands of years, but it was the Mogollon culture that built
the stone dwellings inside the caves; which they occupied from 1270 to 1300,
and then they moved for unknown reasons. The caves and the dwellings were high on the
sheer rock face, making it necessary to use a ladder ...
... station worked the same as those at the campgrounds and it was worth the $4 a person that we paid.
We arrived at the National Monument Visitor Center in time to look around at the displays, watch the video and stamp our National Park Service passport book. The book is a fun way to keep track of all the National Parks we've visited. I mentioned we had signed up for a tour. This was in place of going to the Cliff Dwellings themselves which are ...