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Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque, NM had a lot of neat things to see. As with pretty much every monument or national park we visited on this trip, we left wishing we could stay longer. :) #petroglyphnationalmonument #findyourpark
Desert rain, a sunrise, sage, and tumble weeds are the food for the sole early in the morning. Oh and eleven miles on my bike. #letsdothis #petroglyphnationalmonument #desertrain #reflections #nmsunrise #newmexico
Weekend trip to New Mexico. #SandiaPeak #PetroglyphNationalMonument #Dinosaur
Petroglyph National Monument is one of the largest sites for petroglyphs in North America. Across the 17-mile stretch of land there are five dormant volcanoes with roughly 24,000 images carved into the volcanic rock. Some of the images can be dated to the ancestral Pueblo tribes that lived in the area 3,000 years ago, and the most recent images were carved roughly 700 years ago by Spanish settlers. (Colonial graffiti? 🤔) • The Boca Negra Canyon trails only have about 100 petroglyphs, but some of the oldest can be seen here. It’s breathtaking being here in person, surrounded by history.
It’s weird to think that hundreds of years ago some person carved this into a rock, and it meant something unique. The natives found that the position of the sun determined how well you could see a Petroglyph, or if you could see it at all. They believed that it was some spiritual property of the work itself that made this happen. . . . #bocanegracanyon #bocanegra #petroglyphs #petroglyphnationalmonument #travel #hike #albuquerque #roadtrip #newmexico #newmexicohistory #newmexicoculture #hiking #camping #backpacking #adventures
Nana loves Rocky 💕 Rocky loves Nana Progress people! This loose leash walk with my big boy and my mom made my heart happy this morning! He’s not so bad right Abuela @gmarieotero ?? Lol #rottweilersofinstagram #myrockyboy #petroglyphnationalmonument
Took a detour before going back home today. Saw some cool Petroglyphs near Albuquerque. Easy hike so it made it super enjoyable. #petroglyphs #abq #albuquerque #nm #newmexico #bocanegracanyon #hike #trail #nationalpark #petroglyphsnationalpark #son #love #detour #explore #nps #nationalparkservices #petroglyphnationalmonument #nationalmonument
Really cool National Monument discovery. #nationalparkservice #nationalmonument #petroglyphnationalmonument
There were so many petroglyphs, but my camera didn't pick them up, so here are some of the one I could get. Lol #petroglyphnationalmonument #bocanegracanyon #acient #nativeamerican #exploring #roadtrip #newmexico #hiking #naturelover
For International Cat Day a mountain lion petroglyph from Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque. #internationalcatday #petroglyph #petroglyphnationalmonument #mountainlion #albuquerque #newmexico
For our last day in New Mexico, we spent the morning #hiking Piedras Madras Canyon Trail in the Petroglyph National Monument. It was 106 degrees on the #trail , but it was #beautiful , and we saw over 400 #petroglyphs !! #newmexico #albuquerque #petroglyph #petroglyphnationalmonument #summer #summer2018 #travel #travelgram #instatravel #vacation #piedrasmarcadas #piedrasmarcadascanyon
Also had time last week when I was in Albuquerque last week for a quick early morning hike in Petroglyph National Monument. Saw a rabbit trying to beat the heat (and hide from me), hummingbirds, and of course petroglyphs.
Family selfie time at Petroglyph National Monument waiting for " Glow Hour " when the Sandia Mountains turn pink at sunset. With Mommala and Doc #petroglyphnationalmonument #Albuquerque #glowhour #sandiamountains #sunset #teampixel #familyfun #familyhike #makingmemories
Petroglyph National Monument waiting for " Glow Hour " when the Sandia Mountains turn pink at sunset. So beautiful. #petroglyphnationalmonument #Albuquerque #glowhour #sandiamountains #sunset #teampixel
Petroglyph National Monument waiting for " Glow Hour " when the Sandia Mountains turn pink at sunset. So beautiful. #petroglyphnationalmonument #Albuquerque #glowhour #sandiamountains #sunset #teampixel
We had a rockin’ good time exploring the petroglyphs! #petroglyphs #petroglyphnationalmonument #albuquerque #newmexico #firsthike #familytrip
Petroglyph National Monument, Albuquerque NM. Back in ancient times #petroglyphs #petroglyphnationalmonument #albuquerque #newmexico #naturephotography #travelpics #ancient #ancienttimes
What about now Why should we wait We can chase our dreams down the interstate 🎶 • • • • 📸: @ashandbrody #justg 🌍 #blackmentravel #petroglyphnationalmonument #americansouthwest #exploreusa 🇺🇸 #newmexico #abqphotos #wildwestroadtrip #nikonphotography #nikond3400 #freedom #petroglyphs
I can’t help but post animal photos, even when they’re no very good. It’s so fun to spot them while out adventuring, especially kinds you’ve never seen before. Here’s a desert hare from Petroglyph National Monument in New Mexico. It was worth braving the 100+ degree temperatures with no shade to see this guy. #deserthare #petroglyphnationalmonument #newmexico #animalsinthewild
The last few weeks have been such a blur adjusting to my new home... taking time to reflect on the incredible trip out here and how lucky I am to have a life so full of love! 💗🛣 . #family #loveisallyouneed #roadtrip #epic #explorethestates #boston #massachusetts #virginia #georgia #neworleans #nola #lousiana #texas #roswell #newmexico #ufoconvention #petroglyphnationalmonument #williams #arizona #grandcanyon #route66 #hooverdam #lasvegas #vivalasvegas
Still trying to figure this desert thing out... dogs walked about 1/4 mile before they realized their paws were about to burn 😰 #newmexico #albuquerque #coonhoundsofinstagram #podengo #podengoportugues #petroglyphnationalmonument
⛰️ Shishkinsk petroglyph is an archaeological monument of the late paleolithic - 2,5 mill years ago till 19c. on the bank of the Lena river 300km from Irkutsk. It is 3,5km long, consists of 3th pictures depicting animals, mystical creatures, travellers, war events, holidays. 🏞️ Baikal guided tours👟🌲 #petroglyph #petroglyphs #petroglyphnationalmonument #paleolithic #baikalguide #aroundbaikal #шишкинскиеписаницы #писанцы #петроглифы #петроглиф #гидбайкал #гидпобайкалу #гидпороссии #качуг #качугскийрайон #качугскийтракт #палеолит #wwfrussia
*Ride at Your Own Risk* This trail drops down into a canyon, so anyone on a bike or scooter is warned, as it is steep. Pretty view of our #dukecityskies & #cityofalbuquerque through the lava slopes. Probably a perfect place to encounter snakes and scorpions but we were lucky & only spotted #jackrabbits and #millipedes #thewildwildwest #naturewalks #eyelovenature #eyelovenewmexico #petroglyphnationalmonument #bocanegracanyon #abqwestside #wayoutwest #desertsouthwest #wideopenspaces #skiesfordays #lavarock #unserblvd #volcanovistahighschool #apssoccercomplex #moniquesphotos #bnwphotos #eyelovelandscapes #desertlandcapes #gorgeousviews #sonycybershot #sonyhx400v
We are running out of adjectives to describe #newmexico : surprising, underrated, cool, awesome, inspiring, amazing, serene, stunning. And the food!! We've spent a week here and have barely scratched the surface of this state. #americanwest #nativeamerican #naturephotograpy #travelphotography #travelgram #wanderlust #rocks #petroglyphnationalmonument #petroglyphs #thetravelinghobs
#TravelThursday . One of our favorite things to do is hike so we just had to add in a quick hiking trip to Petroglyph National Monument during our weekend to the #AlbuquerqueBalloonFiesta . ⠀
Petroglyph Monument in ABQ #petroglyphnationalmonument #bocanegrocanyon
Not all the glyphs are ancient—some are from the early 1900s. Sheepherders marking their space. And see that cross? Spanish settlers. #morningwalk #petroglyphs #stopandlook #ancientcultures #learning #americansouthwest #rinconadacanyon #petroglyphnationalmonument #nps #nationalpark #albuquerque #newmexico
So we’re just walking down the path and not seeing anything... I stopped to gaze upon a rock, really connect with it, and then I took another step and bam! Now I’m seeing glyphs everywhere. Point taken, universe. Just stop and LOOK with intention. #morningwalk #petroglyphs #stopandlook #ancientcultures #learning #americansouthwest #rinconadacanyon #petroglyphnationalmonument
Starting today off with some hikes in Petroglyph National Monument. Next stop Petrified Forest National Park. #petroglyphnationalmonument #findyourpark
Happy Book Day to THE WILD DEAD, the follow-up to Carrie Vaughn’s Philip K. Dick award-winning novel BANNERLESS. Set 100 years into a dystopian future, the sequel sees investigator Enid return for another unexpected murder-mystery after the body of a young woman is found inside one of the communities. After Enid discovers that the woman was one of the “Wild” folk who live outside of society, she goes above and beyond the call of duty as well as dangerously out of bounds to try to solve the murder. A highly enjoyable and captivating sophomore entry in the BANNERLESS series. 📚 Here’s some photos I took of the book out in the “wild” - I brought it with me this week on a hike up the Boca Negra Canyon trail at the Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque, MN. While at its gift shop, I spotted this “wild” bookmark that was the perfect accessory. 📚 #bookstagram #instareads #igbooks #bookpost #goodreads #bookreviews #booksofinstagram #book #books #dystopia #postapocalypse #reading #currentlyreading #currentread #amreading #carrievaughn #Bannerless #TheWildDead #hmhbooks #petroglyph #petroglyphs #petroglyphsnps #petroglyphnationalmonument #Albuquerque #ABQ #BocaNegraCanyon #EmpressEveTravels #EmpressEveReads @hmhbooks
Petroglyph National Monument is one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America. Ancestral Puebloans as well as Spanish settlers carved images onto basalt deposited from nearby volcanoes. They used stones to scratch away the desert varnish on the volcanic rocks to leave the images we can still see today, hundreds of years later. #petroglyphnationalmonument #findyourpark #albuquerque #petroglyphs
Petroglyph National Monument was authorized in 1990 to protect one of North America's largest collections of petroglyphs. The monument was authorized after several years of advocacy from local concerned citizens, native peoples, and others. There was deep concern among these groups to protect the petroglyphs from vandalism, including the use of the petroglyphs for target practice, that was increasing with the growing population of Albuquerque. #findyourpark #petroglyphnationalmonument #petroglyphs #albuquerque
Ancient art. Somewhere around 400 to 700 years old.
More photos from the New Mexico portion of my southwestern vacation. There’s me and my true love, this 30oz bag of DORITOS, that my friends here gave me; me, my husband, and parents at the top of the Boca Negra Canyon trail at the Petroglyph National Monument. Scenes from the ABQ airport, a roadrunner outside my hotel, and some New York-style pizza 🍕- I know, a big no-no for a New Yorker, but it wasn’t too bad (just a bit peppery). ⛰ ⛰ ⛰ ⛰ ⛰ #Doritos #notsponsored #doritospleasesponsorme #petroglyph #petroglyphs #petroglyphnationalmonument #Albuquerque #ABQ #NewMexico #NationalMonument #BocaNegra #BocaNegraCanyon #nationalparks #hiking #mountain #desert #pizza #newyorkstylepizza #dave3 #dave3travels @geekofdoom #EmpressEveTravels #EmpressEveEats
Vacationing in New Mexico. First stop, the Petroglyph National Monument on the Boca Negra Canyon trail. A beautiful site and I felt pretty accomplished having the stamina to hike up and down the mountain. Even prouder of my mommy who did it too! The trails are iffy in some areas though. Here are some photos and videos, you’ll see I came up against some issues (notably the lack of actual trail). ⛰ ⛰ ⛰ ⛰ ⛰ #petroglyph #petroglyphs #petroglyphsnps #petroglyphnationalmonument #Albuquerque #ABQ #NewMexico #NationalMonument #BocaNegra #BocaNegraCanyon #hiking #mountain #desert #nationalparks #EmpressEveTravels #dave3 #dave3travels @geekofdoom @petroglyphnps
I love these petroglyphs in Albuquerque. It’s all we stopped for before the push on to Amarillo. #albuquerque #newmexico #petroglyphs #petroglyphnationalmonument #americanwest #americanroadtrip
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