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  • Disaster traveling is my specialty

    Disaster traveling is my specialty

    The best vacations are unexpected, unplanned and filled with both adventure and misadventure.

  • Craig Childs walks with desert ghosts on the Navajo Nation

    Craig Childs walks with desert ghosts on the Navajo Nation

    The author tries to walk like a ghost through a wild and haunted landscape.

  • Destruction and discovery walk hand in hand

    A new plan to steer energy development away from cultural sites in New Mexico could streamline energy development, fund archaeological research and preserve ancient sites all at once

  • Nine reasons why a river is good for the soul

    A writer on a river trip through canyon country muses on things like sand, rapids, ruins and time, as well as the joy that comes from being outside in the company of family and friends

  • Out of the Four Corners

    Susan Ryan, a young archaeologist, has some unusual ideas about why the Anasazi left their homes in the Southwest, 700 years ago

  • Anasazi outpost dodges the drill

    Hovenweep National Monument in remote southeastern Utah narrowly escapes an attempt to lease nearby land for oil and gas drilling

  • A Utah rancher’s secret was a gift to us

    The writer praises a Utah man for keeping an ancient Native American village safe from vandals for half a century

  • Following the Ancient Roads

    On a 10-day walk through the northwestern New Mexico desert, the author follows an ancient road that leads him from silent Indian ruins into noisy, modern gas fields

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