Tag : Anasazi ruins

Beginnings They came north. Others had lived there before, but none on the mountain. They found rich soil, game, a river, hard stone for

Wetherill Discovery Cliff walls in southern Colorado hide the ruins everyone thinks of when they hear ‘Anasazi‘. Richard Wetherill’s brother Al actually saw the

Grabby Landscapes, Ruins, and Architecture My last post presented visual storytelling tips for wildlife shooting. But what if you’re not shooting wildlife? Glad you

Smaller Than It Looks You’re checking out this cool house online. The pictures look great – plenty of room, big bright, airy spaces, huge

I knew what to expect at Mesa Verde. This was the first major ruin site rediscovered in the U.S. Southwest, and it’s been a

Chaco. To students of U.S. Archeology, that word means 4-story stone buildings before the Spaniards came to America, Great Kivas that witnessed ceremonies we

Natural Survival We’ve forgotten things our ancestors depended on for survival. We ignore events in the skies, watching TV or computer screens in our

We weren’t lost, but I wasn’t exactly sure where we needed to be. “Hmmm… this could be it. We’re not supposed to drive down

You can deal with storms, right? I mean, you’re pre-shrunk, aren’t you? Besides, clouds make for more interesting skies. Our Navajo guide Oscar Bia

Screaming oranges. Bloody reds. Spotlight yellows. Head for Mexican Hat, Utah on U.S. 163 around sunset, and that’s what you’ll see. Throw in sandstone