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Audiobook Chapter 15: Mesa Verde, The Anasazi’s Meaning of Life, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

Audiobook Chapter 15: Mesa Verde, The Anasazi’s Meaning of Life, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

It is presumptuous that we think we understand the meaning of life as felt by other people in different cultures in our own time. What about people living in a different era? I thought about this as I looked at the Anasazi ruins at Mesa Verde in Colorado. What did life mean to an Anasazi?

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Guest or Dude Ranches Offer an Authentic Western Vacation

Guest or Dude Ranches Offer an Authentic Western Vacation

The “dude” or guest ranch vacation continues to flourish in several western states despite the visible threat of urbanization and the invisible threat of skyrocketing liability insurance costs.

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Colorado’s Mesa Verde National Park

Colorado’s Mesa Verde National Park

The most prominent cliff dwelling site for American Indians in North America is at Mesa Verde National Park in southwest Colorado. Be sure to see the Cliff Palace and Balcony House on Chapin Mesa, plus Square Tower at Hovenweep.

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Colorado’s Denver, the Mile-High City

Colorado’s Denver, the Mile-High City

Colorado’s Denver, the Mile High City, intrigues with its western history, Denver Art Museum, Red Rock Park, International Airport, LoDo downtown, Brown Palace Hotel, Buckhorn Exchange Restaurant, and Larimer Square shopping.

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RV Travel: Onward to Utah

RV Travel: Onward to Utah

I decided to take my family of five in an RV from our home near San Francisco out to see Salt Lake and the five National Parks of Utah, plus Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado.

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Telluride, Colorado, for Ski and Spa

Telluride, Colorado, for Ski and Spa

As a traveler seeks to evaluate the merits of various ski destinations in the West, Telluride, Colorado, has some special appeals–namely outstanding skiing and a top-notch spa facility.

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Cross-Country Skiing in Colorado

Cross-Country Skiing in Colorado

If you like to imagine cross-country skiing (or alpine skiing) at different areas around the nation, sooner or later you’ll focus on Colorado.

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Skiing the Grand Mountains of Colorado

Skiing the Grand Mountains of Colorado

Colorado skiing boasts an extraordinary number of virtues, starting with the snow. There’s plenty of the white stuff, almost 400 inches a year at Loveland, for example.

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