||Gila Cliff Dwellings
||We drove from a hotel in Benson AZ to the Gila Cliff Dwellings where
we were able to actually enter the ancient caves.
||Rock Hound State Park and White Sands
||We started at Rock Hound State Park near Deming, then drove to White
||Carlsbad Caverns was one of the high points of the trip. Most of
these photos have been heavily tweaked usuing Irfanview and Adobe
||We drove to Taos, hated it, then drove southeast toward Arizona.
||Bandera's Volcano and Ice Caves,
El Morro, and the Painted Desert
||The best day of the trip, the fascinating volcano and ice cave on
private property, followed by El Morro - a wonderful climb to the
top of an ancient mesa with Pueblo ruins from 1270 AD, then the awe
inspiring Painted Desert and Petrified Forest.
||Starting home, we stopped in Prescott AZ to spend an evening with
my dear friend Donald.