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Cultural Crossroads: Exploring Chaco Canyon and the Pueblos of Acoma and Zuni

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5 Days | 4 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Lili from Fort Collins, CO Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/27/15 - 10/02/15
This was our very first Road Scholar trip with Ann, a friend from college days, her husband and my brother in law. Highlights were the Acoma Sky City, the Zuni lunch, and Chaco. The native American lecturers as well as our guide Jerry were super! Lili

Nora from Scottsdale, AZ Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 04/15/14 - 04/19/14
A great trip. Zuni and Acoma were wonderful, and I learned a lot about the descendants of the ancient Anasazi. Chaco itself is without comparison. Dr. Link's lecture was terrific. When we got there, Jerry did a great job getting us around. I've been to Chaco Canyon before. It's very remote, and unique in its size and complexity, full of mysteries and unknowns. Having someone knowledgeable to point you at the right stuff and offer information makes a big difference. If ancient cities in the middle of the desert are something you've got to see, this is for you.

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"The ancient Chacoans built five-story palaces, but not for the royals, as in Europe. Their houses were for the people." Uploaded By: Nora

"The great Kiva at Casa Rinconada, built without metal tools or draft animals or wheeled vehicles -- or slaves. " Uploaded By: Nora

"Until the 1800s, these were the largest buildings in North America. Five stories tall. And there are so many of them. This was New York City for ancient North America." Uploaded By: Nora

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4 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips


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