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Hovenweep Castle

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 11 December 2014 in Architecture.

This impressive structure is up the left branch of the canyon near the head end.

Hovenweep National Monument
Utah-Colorado border, USA
Part of the Great American West series.

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

A fine piece of history in the barren landscape.

11 Dec 2014 5:37am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Tout ce fond avec le sol quelles ruines et pierres et ce ciel cette éclairage superbe
Belle journée

11 Dec 2014 6:08am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellente compo

11 Dec 2014 7:19am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Incredible riun on desert. Nice capture.:-)

11 Dec 2014 7:55am

jean pierre from paris, France

jolie composition aux belles couleurs!! amitiés

11 Dec 2014 8:26am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Beautiful colors and light on this ruins

11 Dec 2014 8:33am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Une belle capture

11 Dec 2014 8:39am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une très belle composition j'aime beaucoup!

11 Dec 2014 9:36am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Interresting capture! Superb wild place!

11 Dec 2014 10:30am

Devi from Chennai, India

what a marvel it would have been eons back!!

11 Dec 2014 11:50am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

You had a very nice journey. Thanks for sharing.

11 Dec 2014 12:32pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Superb composition. Wonderful capture of a structure in wilderness.

11 Dec 2014 1:52pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

l'Histoire de ce coin reste inscrite, accrochée sur ce sable brulant. j'aime beaucoup ces tas de pierres, pour de multiples raisons !!

11 Dec 2014 1:56pm

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderfully captured.

11 Dec 2014 2:20pm

Don - Slackwater from Spokane, United States

The historic remains makes a fine subject. An enjoyable picture.

11 Dec 2014 3:54pm

Diana from Olympia, United States


11 Dec 2014 4:26pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

good shot

11 Dec 2014 5:08pm

franz from Baden, Austria

impressive ruins in an impressive landscape !

11 Dec 2014 5:51pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

The ruins really contrast to the rugged landscape

11 Dec 2014 6:27pm

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Those ruins amaze me,Steve ---- how did they get all the building material and those stones (bricks) are all shaped ......... Superb image - thanks for sharing - kindest regards Monika

11 Dec 2014 6:29pm

@Shiva: The stonework at Hovenweep is amazing. Each stone has been pecked and shaped.

Sam from Chennai, India

Great shot of the remains of the monument. Excellent presentation. :)

11 Dec 2014 6:37pm

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Nice overview of the ruins

11 Dec 2014 6:37pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

This is probably my favourite shot of the series Steve! There is a magical air to it! ;-)

11 Dec 2014 8:42pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

It really makes you wonder what made the people leave so long ago. Given the look of the landscape, I would imagine it got fairly arid and dry. I can only imagine how this castle once looked and the skills they had so long ago.

11 Dec 2014 8:43pm

francesco from Italy

Délicieux paysage...

11 Dec 2014 9:48pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

A remainder of an ancient and sophisticated culture.

11 Dec 2014 10:37pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

very nice composition

12 Dec 2014 4:14am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Time looks to have lingered here before moving on . . powerful stuff.

12 Dec 2014 6:41am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

génial ces ruines

12 Dec 2014 9:21am