Sunday, November 20, 2016

A Remnant of the Past

The natural alcoves in sandstone were inviting places to build houses. They were cool in the summer and warmer in the winter although water and food supply were major considerations. In the SouthWest, especially on the Colorado Plateau, there are scatterings of the remnants of the now vanished ancient inhabitants. In most cases, you have to look carefully to really see the extent of the construction in this particular alcove.

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