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The Legend of the Grand Canyon’s Egyptian Artifacts

In March and April 1909, the Phoenix Gazette published two stories about the discovery of a great underground citadel hidden in a cave in the Grand Canyon. The first article in March only mentions explorer G.E. Kinkaid and his explorations down the Colorado River. The paper also notes that he made some interesting archeological discoveries, but no …

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Haunted Hotels: The Stanley Hotel, Colorado

Listed among the top five most haunted hotels in the United States, the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, is also one of the most beautiful locations you can visit. Located just six miles away from Rocky Mountain National Park, this historic hotel offers amazing vistas in every direction, mixed with old world charm, served up with a healthy …

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What is the Difference Between an Arroyo, a Wash and a Wadi?

In the Southwest, you will frequently run into the terms arroyo, wash and and maybe even the term wadi. These rambling water courses, sometimes full, sometimes dry, give Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah their character and are often some of the most beautiful spots in the country. The landscape sometimes looks like a crumpled …

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