Saturday, August 29, 2009

What I Did On My Vacation (Part 2: Pictures)

As promised, some pictures of My Colorado (and a Bit of New Mexico) Vacation.

Here's the Gila cliff dwellings. Or at least, the cliff. Though if you look closely -- try clicking on the picture for a bigger version -- you can see the structures inside the cave. My apologies for not getting any close-up pics.



Here are a couple of cool rock formations in the Garden of the Gods park:





And several pictures from Pike's Peak. Here's the train at the top of the mountain:



A couple of views from the summit (which is less impressive in photographs than it is in person):





And, oh, look, it's me:

2 comments:

  1. Are those black streaks at the Gila cliff dwellings naturally occurring in the rock, or are they stains from something up top?

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  2. They're natural mineral deposits left by water seeping through the rocks. (Inside the cave, though, there are also different black stains left by human cooking fires.)

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