There are places in the world that make you scratch your head and wonder how on earth anyone managed to build it.
Visiting Mesa Verde, and seeing all of these grand palaces and villages built at the edge of massive cliff, was certainly mind boggling.
Standing a far, and looking down at the structures, felt like we were staring at a miniature city.
It wasnt until we spotted the tiny crowds making their way through them how grand the structure really was.
It was quite the adventurous trek just managing to get down the paved trails.
All the same trying to then return by climbing back up through a ladder placed in the crevasse of a rock.
It became even a more majestic sight and thrilling experience than previously anticipated.
We were lucky to visit Mesa Verde at a time when our small children were allowed to make the trip down to the Grand Palace.
I have since been told that this has no longer been allowed.
If you are interested in visiting with little ones, be sure to call and find out ahead of time what their current regulations are for all ages.
Either way I definitely recommend making your way to this memorable national park full of history and beauty.
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