Canyon de Chelley National Monument, Arizona:  23 June 2004

The canyon itself would be enough of an attraction, but the ruins built into the walls' natural niches provide a thoughtful perspective on life way back when.  The hike down to White House Ruins was easy and well worth it for the close-up view.  [29 photos]

Petrified wood, on sale in "nearby" Holbrook.

Long and empty AZ-19, heading north for 90 miles to Canyon de Chelley...