Days Inn Cortez
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After a flip pat the post office, closed for Columbus Day which is rather ironic on an Indian Reservation, we drive the 30 miles over to the Canyon. We enter via the Desert View entrance. All of us apart from Jacqueline had been before many years ago, but not via Desert View. It's now very very much more commercialised & sanitised but you can …
DAYS 4 & 5: MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK At last - the site that inspired the Four Corners trip! We've been talking about going to Mesa Verde for years, and I'd have to say it's lived up to our expectations. Mesa Verde should be on every archaeologist's 'bucket list'. Mesa Verde is a series of ancestral Puebloan sites (say that three times fast) in …
Today we drove from the Grand Canyon to Monument Valley, where we had lunch and went on a jeep tour of the valley. We then drove on to Cortez, in Colorado where we shopped at a 24 hour Walmart that even sold guns!
Hit one of the big ones today, Monument Valley. A mighty sight from a distance it steadily gets mightier as you approach. Once again the laybys here are lined with Indian stalls, though these ones seem to be faring far better than previous ones encountered. The road into Monument Valley is a straight and as far as the eye can see, terminating only …
... there are almost no roads and even fewer paved roads. Most of the sites that have been excavated were backfilled when the archaeologists were through. There are only a few sites that are accessible and have much to see. Although Hovenweep became a national monument in 1923 it wasn't until 2000 that Canyons of the Ancients ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
This was fine unitl we checked out leaving some stuff in the fridge. Going back a few hours later all was denied. I hope the housekeeoing staff enjoyed the wine, cheese & tea!
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