Saturday, June 19, 2010

Blanding Utah

We have been in Blanding Utah for a couple of weeks now. It is a very small town, which is both good and bad. We are over an hour away from any cheap grocery stores, so groceries can get ridiculous here. Most places, grocery store included, are closed on Sundays, which can be irritating. There are, however, many things to go see.
The number one thing down here are the Pueblo Indian Cliff Dwellings. They are everywhere, and in varying condition. We have gone out to a few that are within about a half hour of the house. It is very neat to know that something created so very long ago (hundreds and hundreds of years) has survived the tests of time, weather, and nature in general. Seeing how these people lived has also given me a new appreciation for shoes, air conditioning, soft cotton clothes, and grocery stores. It is amazing how they made the most of where they were.