New Mexico
May 2018
A few days in Albuquerque included a visit to Rinconada Canyon, Petroglyph National Monument.
Rinconada Canyon, Petroglyph National Monument. The rock carvings are between 400 and 700 years old - more precise dating isn't possible.
Rinconada Canyon, Petroglyph National Monument.
Rinconada Canyon, Petroglyph National Monument.
Rinconada Canyon, Petroglyph National Monument.
Rinconada Canyon, Petroglyph National Monument.
Rinconada Canyon, Petroglyph National Monument.
Rinconada Canyon, Petroglyph National Monument. Bart Simpson?
On the road to Acoma Pueblo Sky City, about 60 miles west of Albuquerque.
Acoma Pueblo Sky City, first settled in the 12th Century. It's one of the oldest continuously-inhabited settlements in the country.
Acoma Pueblo Sky City.
Acoma Pueblo Sky City.
Acoma Pueblo Sky City.
Acoma Pueblo Sky City.
Sidewalk in Acoma Pueblo Sky City.
Acoma Pueblo Sky City.
Enchanted Mesa, seen from Acoma Pueblo Sky City.
Acoma Pueblo Sky City.
Acoma Pueblo Sky City.
Acoma Pueblo Sky City.
Acoma Pueblo Sky City.
Mission San Esteban Rey in Acoma Pueblo Sky City, built in 1641.
Aztec Ruins National Monument. The ruins are actually Anasazi, and have nothing to do with the Aztecs.
Aztec Ruins National Monument. The structures date roughly to the 12th Century.
A kiva in Aztec Ruins National Monument.
Aztec Ruins National Monument.
Aztec Ruins National Monument.
Aztec Ruins National Monument.
Aztec Ruins National Monument.