Pathway of the Ancients

Just one of the many remaining ancient pueblo walls at Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico. Planned and constructed on a grand scale over seve...
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Just one of the many remaining ancient pueblo walls at Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico. Planned and constructed on a grand scale over several generations between 850 and 1150 AD (or CE, meaning "Common Era") by ancestral Pueblo people, Chaco Canyon soon became the center of the puebloan world which eventually covered much of the Southwest. Using stone and mud masonry techniques unique for the time, these people, ancestors to the Hopi and Navajo, continued to build and expand their massive, multi-story stone buildings for over 300 years. In 1987, Chaco was declared a World Heritage Site.
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trainwoman Platinum
trainwoman March 23, 2016 have serious competition here. This is wonderful Nina......beautiful presentation
DorisSeybold March 27, 2016
I agree Glenda 1:0 for Nina!!!
adavies March 23, 2016
Brilliant! Awesome job! :)
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mihrt March 23, 2016
beautiful composition here Nina and fantastic layering skills. Thanks so much for the History you gave us also!
heavenlyraine March 23, 2016
This is wonderful, Nina! You are very talented!
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mcampi March 24, 2016
Wonderful edit. Really love the colors and the POV...
sweetpea72 March 24, 2016
Wow, Nina...absolutely amazing!! ت
SuzMDixon March 24, 2016
This is fabulous - so clever! Such a great sense of depth!
Flosno March 24, 2016
Superbly presented and wonderful "story line"....thanks so much for sharing
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Bazz March 25, 2016
Wow ... Love this! Fantastic capture and edit!
kathyk_abq March 25, 2016
Awesome edit that does credit to this amazing place. I never cease to be amazed by what these people did here.
ElenaRK March 26, 2016
Wow Nina, this is gorgeous. Great perspective and wonderful vision. Another winner!
DorisSeybold March 27, 2016
WOW - I can`t believe what I see - Nina this is fantastic, magnificant, excellent !!! You had the perfect idea!! Congrats on this work!!!
chuckrickman March 27, 2016
Seriously a Knock Out!
NanaSue54 March 27, 2016
This is truly superb my friend!!!! I LOVE it!!! :)
marcpelletier March 28, 2016
Creativity at its absolute best!
ritafayeadams March 28, 2016
Beautiful! Love your work!
AnneDphotography April 09, 2016
brilliant blending and layering !
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NatureLoverJJWal April 10, 2016
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Bruz April 25, 2016
Nicely done Nina. Love all that texture.
nina050 April 26, 2016
Thank you so much!
marcpelletier May 18, 2016
Just finished reading this wonderful novel that is set in this National Park! A must read if you like archeology, mystery, the Anasazi people... and plain thriller and suspense novels!

The Visitant: Book I of the Anasazi Mysteries Kindle Edition
by Kathleen O'Neal Gear (Author), W. Michael Gear (Author)
estercastillo08 May 24, 2016
Amazing !! Thank you for sharing
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mihrt May 24, 2016
Voted Beauty in Ruins!
mgenkova January 29, 2017
Absolutely Beautiful!
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