Pueblo Bonito Moonset
Early morning moon set over Pueblo Bonito
Stone pillars near Echo Ampitheater
Sandstone promontory in mroning sun at Echo Ampitheater
Erosion Patterns, Ghost Ranch
Hiking in the Bisti Badlands, near Farmington, NM, under the full moon is an enchanting experience.
The first rays of sun illuminate Shiprock, near Farmington.
Wings over Bisti
Caprocks on this set of hoodoos in Bisti badlands resemble some sort of alien aircraft fleet.
As dusk descends, the full moon rises over one of the incredible hoodoos at Bisti Badlands.
As the sun sets behinds us, the full moon rises over the hoodoos of Bisti Badlands.
Big Warrior Panel
Big Warrior, Navaho petroglyph
Big Warrior (Color)
Big Warrior Panel.
Note some (Spanish?) figures on horseback.
Feathered Back Man
Male Navaho deity figure. Note the feathered hump, staff, and mountain sheep horns.
Elk Hunt Petroglyph
Note the spear through the elk figure's heart.
Male hunting figure, thought to represent "Monster Slayer" from Navaho creation myths.
Doors of Bonito
And the lighting is even better from the other direction.
Puffing in Chama
Our engine getting ready to take us over the pass.
Roof detail, inside the Aztec Great Kiva
Aztec Great Kiva
The exterior of the restored Great Kiva at Aztec Ruins
Interior of the Great Kiva
Overview of Aztec with winter cottonwoods
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