Lost Destinations::La Cueva
As I trudged along the steep, narrow trail, I marveled that someone would walk all the way out here to live alone in a cave. I couldn't help but think about the enigmatic man who used to call this place home...
...) As I finally reached the summit of the mountainside, and faced the darkened entrance to the cave, I became aware of the solitude of my surroundings. I turned around to take in the spectacular view. Amazing. You could see forever... the whole entire valley was laid out in a patchwork of colors. As I turned back toward the dark mouth opening into the mountain, I couldn't help but think of the local ghost stories that claimed there is still phantom firelight spotted out in front of La Cueva on the occasional moonless night. Going inside the shadowy cave, I felt the hair raise up along my arms and the back of my neck. He lived
in here, I thought. They found him murdered
here.[ read the story
posted by Cyndy