Archive for 'Stone Around the World'

Rockhouse Spa – Shepherd Stoneworks

Rockhouse Negril – A Gorgeous Stone Hotel in Jamaica

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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Anasazi Stonework in Chaco Canyon

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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Happy New Year 2012!

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Stone Houses in the Caribbean – My Trip to Moonhole Peninsula

Stone Houses in the Caribbean – My Trip to Moonhole Peninsula

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 [...]


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