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Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez, Colorado - The park was created in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt. The Anasazi inhabited Mesa Verde between 600 CE to 1300 CE. Mesa Verde is best known for cliff dwellings, which are structures built within caves & under outcropping in cliffs — including Cliff Palace, thought to be the largest cliff dwelling in North America

Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez, Colorado - The park was created in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt. The Anasazi inhabited Mesa Verde between 600 CE to 1300 CE. Mesa Verde is best known for cliff dwellings, which are structures built within caves & under outcropping in cliffs — including Cliff Palace, thought to be the largest cliff dwelling in North America

In 1932, Technicolor achieved a breakthrough with its three-strip process. Merian C. Cooper of RKO Radio Pictures approached John Hay Whitney with the idea of investing in Technicolor. They joined forces & founded Pioneer Pictures in 1933.  Whitney & his cousin Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney bought a 15% stake in Technicolor. Jock Whitney put up half the money to option Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind for the Selznick film version, in which he then invested

In 1932, Technicolor achieved a breakthrough with its three-strip process. Merian C. Cooper of RKO Radio Pictures approached John Hay Whitney with the idea of investing in Technicolor. They joined forces & founded Pioneer Pictures in 1933. Whitney & his cousin Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney bought a 15% stake in Technicolor. Jock Whitney put up half the money to option Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind for the Selznick film version, in which he then invested

Sandia Mountains, La Luz Trail, Albuquerque, NM

Sandia Mountains, La Luz Trail, Albuquerque, NM

US cavalry on campaign during the Sioux War

US cavalry on campaign during the Sioux War

Chichen Itza, Mayan ruins in Yucatan, Mexico...  They used to sacrifice virgins by throwing them into this hole. (according to the tour guide)

Riviera Maya, Mexico News, Updates and Reviews

Chichen Itza, Mayan ruins in Yucatan, Mexico... They used to sacrifice virgins by throwing them into this hole. (according to the tour guide)

Templo de las Inscripciones, edificio ceremonial-funerario construido en el año 675 d.c. por la civilización maya. Es la edificación más alta y de mayor relevancia de la antigua ciudad del período maya-clásico-tardío, Lakam Ha, capital de la región de B'akaal, situada actualmente en el estado mexicano de Chiapas, cerca del Río Usumacinta.  Palenque, Chiapas, México.mcba.

Templo de las Inscripciones, edificio ceremonial-funerario construido en el año 675 d.c. por la civilización maya. Es la edificación más alta y de mayor relevancia de la antigua ciudad del período maya-clásico-tardío, Lakam Ha, capital de la región de B'akaal, situada actualmente en el estado mexicano de Chiapas, cerca del Río Usumacinta. Palenque, Chiapas, México.mcba.

In the 1200s, the Anasazi built dwellings into the side of the mesa, including this one known as the Cliff Palace...was probably an important administrative and ceremonial site. Its 150 rooms were home to about 100 people. Most of the cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde were far smaller...three-quarters of them had just one to five rooms. The buildings were made of sandstone, mortar and wood. Photo: Andrew Niesen/Aurora

In the 1200s, the Anasazi built dwellings into the side of the mesa, including this one known as the Cliff Palace...was probably an important administrative and ceremonial site. Its 150 rooms were home to about 100 people. Most of the cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde were far smaller...three-quarters of them had just one to five rooms. The buildings were made of sandstone, mortar and wood. Photo: Andrew Niesen/Aurora

Bryce Canyon, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

Bryce Canyon, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

Anasazi cliff dwellings, Mesa verde National Park, Colorado

Cultural Odyssey: Santa Fe and Taos

Anasazi cliff dwellings, Mesa verde National Park, Colorado

vvv Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

vvv Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Ruin at Nankoweap

Anasazi ( Ancestral Puebloean) ruin at mile 52, Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Dating from the 10th-11th centuries. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.

Ruin at Nankoweap Anasazi ( Ancestral Puebloean) ruin at mile 52, Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Dating from the 10th-11th centuries. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.

Mesa Verde National Park, 5000 year old Native American cliff dwellings.  The Park Service does a remarkable job preserving our Country's past.

Discover Native American Culture: Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park, 5000 year old Native American cliff dwellings. The Park Service does a remarkable job preserving our Country's past.

Five reasons why you need to visit Badlands National Park. Let's go Janice!

5 Reasons Why Badlands National Park Is So Badass

Five reasons why you need to visit Badlands National Park. Let's go Janice!

Archeological Site ~ Mesa Verde, Colorado

Archeological Site ~ Mesa Verde, Colorado

The ruins of Machu Picchu, Peru, from the book "Tory Burch In Color"

In Color

The ruins of Machu Picchu, Peru, from the book "Tory Burch In Color"

Mesa Verde by German Murillo, via Flickr

Mesa Verde by German Murillo, via Flickr