My wife and I had some free miles to use up, so we were able to book a slightly more upscale vacation in Jamaica at the legendary Rockhouse Hotel. It sits on a striking line of limestone cliffs and caves on the western tip of the island. The staff that runs the place is very [...]
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I ran across these gorgeous photos taken by Owen Geiger. It is fascinating to me to imagine pre-Columbian Americans stacking stones with such care and skill. I have not yet been to Chaco Canyon, though I was close by when my wife and I took a tour through New Mexico and visited the Bandelier National [...]
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Sometimes a photograph can open up a whole chapter in your life. After seeing this image to the right in a magazine, my wife and I became obsessed with these mysterious stone houses built inside of a hole in a cliff. Who built them? And why did they seem so abandoned? It took a bit [...]