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Far View

Friday, April 27th, 2018 in Colorado
The view from our balcony at Far View Lodge, with the San Juan Mountains in the distance.

Because Mesa Verde is slanted to the south, the proper geological term is cuesta, not mesa.

Far View Lodge

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Fresh Start
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