Uploaded: July 19, 2017 09:57:46 | Entered: July 19, 2017 10:15:36


Lots going on in this picture. We're in Mesa Verde Nat'l Park at the Montezuma Valley Overlook. The range in the background is the Ute Mountains - viewed from a certain angle the mountains appear to be a sleeping man or the "Sleeping Ute". To the very right and center of the picture is Cortez, CO - I graduated from high school there. I lived behind the tree at the base of the mountain range on the Ute Mountain Ute Indian Reservation in the town of Towaoc (toy-yah-ka). Dad worked for the Tribe (not the government). I love the high desert!! A little travelogue is fun.


Chuck Green level-classic July 19, 2017

Beautiful shot, great travelogue, Ed! <>< #1691691

Harvey A. Ravitch July 19, 2017

The light here dominates! Beautifully lit, composed, & Created! #11621911

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic July 19, 2017

Fascinating description and shot, Ed! You are having a wonderful adventure!! #11621944

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 20, 2017 1

Thank you Chuck, Harvey and Joanna!! Harvey, the light is what caught me. #11622077

Bob D. Hall level-classic July 20, 2017

Great story and wonderful photo, Ed! #11622102

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 20, 2017

Thanks, Bob! Be seeing you folks soon. #11622123

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 20, 2017

This is impressive, Ed. The tree is fantastic and the scenery breathtaking. Amazing light. #11622179

Heidi R. Geise level-classic July 20, 2017

Great story and landscape. Love the B/W for this. Well done. #11622223

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 21, 2017

Thank you, Bojan and Heidi!! #11622401

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