*** Since Blogger has blocked my photos from the past year I had to delete all the photos/videos from the past year and re insert them. So the words no longer go with the pictures but at least they are both there :) ***
The week after the Phillips family came to visit we were lucky enough to have more visitors! Grandma and Grandpa Bischoff came to visit and we had such a great weekend. Filled with lots of fun and great company.
Cora was excited to have someone else participate in her favorite pastime... Reading books :)
While they were here we all went to Mesa Verde for the first time. It was really cool, Cortez in only 9 miles from the entrance of the park and less than an hour drive to the ruins. It features numerous ruins of homes and villages built by the Ancestral Puebloan people and has really neat cliff dwellings.
This is everyone at the museum learning all we could before hiking to the cliff dwellings.
On the hike down to the dwellings. It wasn't to bad of a hike and Lucy didn't think it was bad at all she could hike all day :)
Chad and Cora at the ruins. So this is where they would live, it was just carved rock and mud and sticks it was really amazing to see.
This is a kiva that you could climb down into and was just a small domed room. It was really amazing.. did I already say it was amazing? :) Cause it was
This is what a kiva looks like with out the roof. This is where they would do the fire to cook and stay warm and also stay cool in the summer.
Resting at the top, everyone made it back and didn't have live in the kiva.
Cora would go different places and say "take a picture of me here", or " is this a good picture?"
Here is the whole thing from above. I don't know if you will really be able to see it but the ruins are right in the middle of the picture.
There aren't alot of places to eat out here in Cortez but we took the Bischoff's to one of our favorite places Lotsa Pasta That'za Pizza. It not a place to go if you want your food quick but if you are ready to sit back relax enjoy good company, beautiful view, and good food then its the place to go.
While there Lucy showed us that she really really loves oranges and couldn't get enough of them. Since then they are still her favorite food, she will eat a whole orange and still want more.