Mesa Verde

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Has anybody made it out to Mesa Verde, near Durango, CO? My wife and I vacationed up there earlier this year and it was pretty amazing. There are tons of cliff dwellings and other archaeological "awesomeness".

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RyleeB replied the topic: Mesa Verde

I've always wanted to go there to see the ancient Native American culture at the archeological museum. My grandmother went there once when she was visiting my uncle and she said the dwellings were amazing.

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Mushroom replied the topic: Mesa Verde

I saw the photos of the park and they look amazing! It's great that there are so many natural landscapes that can still be preserved after so much time passed. I'm especially interested to check the murals and other art-related items.

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Well, if you ever get a chance, go check it out. Besides the cliff dwellings and other intact structures, there is a museum with tons of other artifacts and information. Plan to make a full day of it too, because it takes a while to get out there and back.

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Perplexed replied the topic: Mesa Verde

I've been there, it's awesome! My family climbed up the ladders to the cliff dwellings that once housed the Ancient Pueblans. They were an advanced civilization with trade routes to other Tribal Nations. The area is gorgeous.

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SuddenlySarah replied the topic: Mesa Verde

I am such an archeology nut. My dream vacation would be to go on a dig somewhere, either for antiquities or for bones, I would love it all! I would love to see some of the cliff dwellings and some of the cave paintings. That would be amazing.

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nick replied the topic: Mesa Verde

I had never heard of this before, until now. I think this is one of those places that I have to visit soon, considering that it was established in 1906. I really love stuff to do with ancient history.

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