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IN Travel & Adventure ON 13 Oct, 2015
You'd think that the top apartment of lavish loft offers the most stunning views, but you might be wrong. Ultra-mod apartments are nothing in compared to the mesmerizing sights Native Americans enjoyed thousands of years ago. When you have a warm blanket of stars and celestial bodies decorating your homes, who will need imported vases and lovely paintings?
And, here we thought, we have it all!
Wayne Pinkston (64), took these photographs of the ancient Anasazi which has now converted into the south-west United States.
Wayne explained how he was intrigued by the caves."These places have lots of atmosphere and they're fascinating at night. It's enthralling and very primal to look out and see just the same thing they did so long ago. This photo project was to honour and celebrate this ancient culture and I've really enjoyed working on it because I don't think it's really been pursued at night before."
He continued to explain his fascination. "It is hard for us to imagine living in the world of the ancients – we can visit these places in the daytime but perhaps the closest we can come to feeling the atmosphere of ancient times is to be there at night. At night we can look outward and see the world as they did 1000 years ago."
The Anasazi were prominently found in the area until they mysteriously disappeared in the 1300 AD. It is thought that they must have migrated somewhere else because of the drought.