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Mesa Verde condo

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the original fixer-upper
circa 600 AD
includes:
running water from a drain on the cliff top into a collection pool below.
We aren't the first generation of clever people . . .

This is / was a condo or apartment, there were many others along the wall.
It does have running water - a water basin filled from a gutter above.
A nice view and protection from the elements. Built on the side of a ravine with a slope which creates a natural breeze in the summer. Impressive ingenuity from way back when. We tend to think of those in the past as not so bright as we are, but this place made me long to call such a dwelling "home" after so many weeks in cheap motels and an occasional camp-out.

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