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Explore Ancient Ruins At Hovenweep National Monument

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Hovenweep National Monument is a small monument on the Colorado/Utah border, not too far from Cortez (Colorado) and Bluff (Utah,) but not particularly close to anything else other than the Canyon of the…

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Witch Zapping Reindeer, Or The 100 Hands Pictograph in Escalante

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. How I went two years without knowing about this hike and these petroglyphs is beyond me.  The 100 Hands Pictograph Hike in Escalante is a great, short option if you're just passing through…

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Underwhelmed At Mesa Verde National Park

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. That title is just the start of a glowing review, right?  Ehh, not really.  But, I keep things real here and that means I'm here to tell you I didn't love Mesa Verde.…

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Hike To The Butler Wash Ruins: The Perfect, Easy Ruin Hike

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. On our way to Blanding for some groceries for our houseboat trip, we decided to stop at the Butler Wash Ruins.  I had seen the sign before but didn't actually know what to…

Lizard Spotting At The Tulum Ruins

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you. Tulum was the second ruin site I visited on my trip, also in Mexico, and they were totally different than Coba.  These were all open and oceanfront.  I have to say, I…

Climbing Coba Ruins: A Perfect Cancun Day Trip

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. When I got to Mexico I didn't really know what to do in Cancun.  Like at all.  I knew there were beaches and Chichen Itza, but not much else.  I decided to skip…

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Climb The Cahal Pech Ruins In San Ignacio, Belize

As I (sort of ) promised, I'm sharing more of my little time in Belize.  I'll start with Cahal Pech, the ruins right outside of, or still part of, San Ignacio.  These are smaller and seemed much less traveled than most other ruins I had heard about up to this point. Luckily for me, they…