Mesa Verde Cliff Palace

Mesa Verde

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USA Road Trip 2020

August 9, Day 69: We saw Mesa Verde Cliff Palace, and it took our breath away.  Tucked beneath a massive natural alcove, it looks like a toy village at a distance until you zoom in and realize the scale. Over 600 smaller structures remain in the park, often lined across the valley from one another for easy communication.  The ruins evidence a large population that thrived here 800 years ago.

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