Echo Basin Ranch
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... of the day became too exhausting so set off to do the 4 mile round trek to the petroglyph panel. However on espying that one of the houses, Spruce Tree House was relatively quiet with only a few other visitors we opted to look around it first. This gave us our first glimpse of the stone dwellings built by early man with round shaped kivas built into the ground and accessed by ladder. We were able to climb down one of the ladders to see what the experience ...
... but then we were at about 8500ft asl. We headed along the Mesa and viewed some more ruins from across the valley (Cliff Palace) and also had a walk around the incomplete sun palace. We headed down the hill and had lunch in Cortez. We were there for about an hour and we managed to have lunch and a bit of walk around and a look through the visitor centre. (NB had quinoa chips which were Devine) We travelled through some uninspiring scenery to monument valley, ...
... know where I had gotten it, hoping I guess that I had purchased it there in Pagosa Springs!
Leaving Pagosa Springs at 12:00 we were heading west towards Durango, CO. Before we got too far, we pulled over to take on fuel. We paid $3.79/gal and averaged a little over 9 MPG. Further down the road we saw Chimney Rock in the distance. I was not clear whether it was on Southern Ute land or Navajo, as the signs we saw were a little unclear. I just know it was on Indian Land. ...
... A few of these shelters had the ruins of brick walls leaned up against the hoodoos. Navajo and Pueblos line up at every scenic overlook and interesting sight to sell jewelry and pottery to people like us. Jessica bought some grass from a Navajo peddler at the Cermilion a Cliffs overlook. The sellers were lined up at our next stop a few miles east: the Navajo Bridge over the Colorado River through Marble Canyon. This is part of the Grand Canyon system. It is narrow ...
... there are LOT"S of interesting people to watch.....check out the web for people of walmart. A very flustered young man walks up to his friend manning the till......" Some kid has gone locked himself in the guncabnet, can't get im out".
It was then that I realised, we really were in the states.
Ok, lot's of love to you all. Stay happy and be kind to each other.
Love Son and Tobes xxxxxx