Mesa Verde Motel
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... They reminded us that we are being renewed day by day and are being made new in the attitudes of our minds. It was a very good devotional, but Mary's suggestion seemed to mean more to us this time, and that is OK. We had read this devotional in 1997 in Minto, Yukon on our way to Alaska, in 2003 in Frankenmuth, MI on a tour, and in Grand Teton National Park on a Thursday in 2006! Fun to look back at those memories also...seeking God's treasures perhaps?
On our way once ...
... of the mesa in single story dwellings, then moved to the alcoves of the canyons, building elaborate multi-storied structures within the canyon walls. While these cliff dwellings are common to this area, Cliff Palace is uncommon due to its size and completeness. Many of the original structures are still intact and you can get a good idea of what life was like living within these walls.
Archeologists are not quite sure ...
... of course). Amazingly she got her wish and a big cinnamon bear ran across the road in front of us. Too fast to get a picture unfortunately. The roads in the park are very windy and steep in places. I had a great time driving around them, but Liz...let's just say that if she is reincarnated as another animal it won't be a chicken, because she is one in this ...
... amongst the ghosts of westerns past (& Back to the Future).
Another drive through 'empty' Arizona (somewhere in the dark we pass 'Four Corners' (where 4 states meet and have a dinner stop at the Ute (Indian) Mountain Resort Casino. A sad bizarre place full off punters at slot machines & supper in a basket in mammoth proportions before a drive down into Cortez.
... and get some great scenic pictures, and a little bit of rain provided a much needed wash for Chelsea and Brandon's car.
We had just enough time to go to a local restaurant and Brewery after checking into our little hotel, and again ate some awesome food, and had some awesome local beers.
Not much else to update on since today was just a driving day and the tourist-y stuff resumes tomorrow. But here is a recap:
So far we have been ...