You've seen it before, on movies and commercials. These red rock formations soaring high above the desert are an iconic view of the southwest. I'll tell you one thing, though. You haven't really seen Monument Valley until you've experienced it in person.
In the desert of northwest New Mexico, lie the ruins of an advanced civilization. A thousand years ago, Chaco Canyon was the power center of the Anasazi culture. People built enormous great houses, engineered roads and dams, and watched the stars. Then they left.