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After Jan's online class this morning, we repacked the car and loaded the dog for the last time, and started for home. We had kind-of, half-heartedly decided that we were finished with sight-seeing and we would just head home, but we didn't get far...only blocks, really...when Bob suggested that we drive through Colorado National Monument since we were here. And we were so glad we did!
We entered the Rim Rock Trail Road at the south entrance and stopped ...
So. Here we are again behind on the blog. I will just give a short synopsis of the past 3 days. Day 43: Lamar---> Rocky Ford, CO. Rode with redding, Anthony, Alex, and Alycia. A few flats but otherwise great conversation and we had our first sighting of the Rockies looming in the distance. We made a stop at a small coffee shop on the way and still got in pretty early. We walked around the small ...
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easiest way to relate all these wonderful treasures and most of you
know how much I like easy!
..from “Don't Squat With Yer' Spurs
“ Any time a large herd moves through
a civilized area there's a lot of **** to clean up. (from here, it
looks like the same is true of a little rain over a burn scar!)
... dumb and dumber in front of me tore themselves away from the football game to spend a minute admiring the fabulous world around them…although I am convinced they didn’t appreciate it.
The Denver airport is very nice and clean and once I figured out that I had to take the train to the main terminal and then find my bag claim I was good to go. Jenn arrived an hour later and we made our way on the shuttle to the rental car place ...
... Academy and then one of the local parks--either Garden of the Gods (number 1 attraction in Colorado Springs as voted by users of TripAdvisor who put it even ahead of Pike's Peak [go figure!] or the North Cheyenne Canon Park (TripAdvisor activity 3).
(We gave serious consideration to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo [TripAdvisor Activity 4), but as I kept reading reviews, it seemed the single appealing feature is that you can ...