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View Diary: DKos Tour Series: Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico (25 comments)

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  •  Thanks for the tour. (3+ / 0-)
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    RiveroftheWest, greengemini, KenBee

    I've been to Bandelier once, and it was a long time ago, in the early 1980s. Typical of me, I was traveling with no set schedule, and I discovered it by scanning my road map for interesting places with campgrounds. It was a good choice!

    Those ladders didn't bother me at all. I don't do mountain climbing, but a sturdy ladder is fine. Even a tall ladder. There was plenty to see and learn, and I was there after Labor Day when it was not crowded.

    Nice to see all of the pictures, because my camera was malfunctioning at the time and I didn't get any good images. In those days, you could ruin whole rolls of film and not know it until you paid good money to develop the film. We're spoiled by digital images, aren't we?

    Keep the tours coming!

    •  they'll be a-coming. . . (3+ / 0-)
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      RiveroftheWest, KenBee, foresterbob

      foresterbob, thanks to supportive community members, like you. As for the film and malfunctioning. . .at the risk of appearing quite foolish, I once shot scenes in Columbia and Venezuela and was amazed how many pictures I got. Not! Here the damn film broke in the camera, and as I cranked the next one, I felt there was film to shoot and keep on shooting. NOT! Lost every one of 'em. It was then that I paid more attention to the counter. Oh the joys of foolish youth. Anyway, I climb, but not ladders. I'm good on exposure, cliffs and such; but not ladders. Call me silly. I've been called worse in my time. Thanks for the comment and I'm glad you got to see Bandelier up close and personal like. I, myself, could have easily lived in one of those cavettes. And what a view on the top floor, besides.

      Treat the world (yourself, and others) as part of a living organism. Everyone and everything will benefit.

      by richholtzin on Thu Apr 11, 2013 at 06:39:50 PM PDT

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