Unexpected wood source for Chaco Canyon great houses

My husband found this article about Chaco Canyon which I thought would be of interest, especially in light of the photos I posted on this blog after our trip there a year and a half ago. Original Article: popular-archaeology.com Dec 2015 UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA—The wood in the monumental “great houses” built in Chaco Canyon by […]

El Morro, New Mexico Part 3

More Photos, in a couple you can make out inscriptions left by travelers. Paso por aqui… Imagine the comfort and refreshment of finding water after days of dusty travel. A reliable waterhole hidden at the base of a sandstone bluff made El Morro (the headland) a popular campsite for hundreds of years. Here, Ancestral Puebloans, Spanish and […]

 San Felipe de Neri Church, Old Town, Albuquerque

This is such a beautiful church, a mainstay of The Plaza.  The following  I copied from Albuquerque bed and breakfasts .com The original church of San Felipe de Neri was started in 1706 under the direction of Fray Manuel Moreno, a Franciscan priest who came to Alburquerque [the spelling was later changed to Albuquerque] with 30 […]