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Nov 12

Wupatki National Monument: Arizona


In the rain shadow of the San Francisco Peaks sits the wondrous Wupatki National Monument.  The 1500-year-old ruins of the Hisatsinom or ancient ones.  Incredibly preserved in the desert landscape a visit to the Wupatki ruins was like taking a step back in time.  Close to Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument making a visit to …

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Feb 16

Montezuma Well: Red Rock Country

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Montezuma Well is natural limestone surrounded spring which has been used for irrigation for over 1,000 years.  It is unique environment where history and tranquility meet. The Sinagua cliff dwellings perch above the well gives a small glimpse of what life here was like in this southwest desert climate hundreds of years ago.A quick visit …

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Jan 25

Montezuma Castle: National Monument in Arizona

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Montezuma Castle in Arizona is a great place to visit past civilizations.  Being a history major in college seeing anything over 100 years old is a real treat for me and getting to see a 20 room high-rise apartment building that is over 800 years old was something that I could not pass up.  Montezuma …

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