Although we did not make it to Cave of the Winds, we did make it to the Manitou Cliff Dwellings.
Even though the exterior is impressive, some of my best shots were taken inside the cliff dwellings.
|Metates for grinding maize.|
|Looking down into the kiva, sacred ceremonial space.|
Once again, the views are breathtaking.
|Pinon pine and mountains|
There is art everywhere reflecting the rich cultural flavor of the American Southwest.
|This model of the original dwellings graces the wall of the gift ship.|
|I am certain this is spirit energy. There was no light shining directly into the lens and the room itself was dark within.|