Mesa Verde: Legacy of Stone and Spirit

I recently read an article about a man who has a “bucket list to go everywhere.”   The article claims he is the “Worlds Most Traveled Man.”   I am not that kind of checklist traveler…I don’t need to “go everywhere.”  But I do maintain lists of things I want to see, otherwise, I might never leave the internet.  😉   When it comes to an already well-developed list such as our 59 National Parks, I figure there is a good reason to use that list as a guideline.  These places have received the pinnacle of “Park” status, not “Monument, Seashore, or Reserve.” Only 59 of them are an official “Park.” So there must be something special there worthy of a list, right?  So I confess, while in southwestern Colorado, I took a slight detour to visit Mesa Verde National Park. Continue reading