Travel Blogs from Boulder, United States

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Day 195 - The Massive Hoover Dam, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Day 195 - The Massive Hoover Dam

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... receive an apportionment until 1944 when the Mexican Water Treaty was signed). It took until 1928 for Congress to pass the Boulder Canyon Project Act authorizing construction of Hoover Dam.  Volume of Concrete used was 3.25 million cubic yards!! ...

Boulder images, Boulder, United States travel blog

Boulder images

A travel blog entry by krox

I've taken some photos of Boulder University Campus today. Not too interesting perhaps, but it gives you an idea of my beautiful ...

The Hoover Dam and driving into Vegas at sunset, Boulder City and Las Vegas, United States travel blog

The Hoover Dam and driving into Vegas at sunset

A travel blog entry by ivealis

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Finally Packing (Nathan), Boulder, United States travel blog

Finally Packing (Nathan)

A travel blog entry by nateandglenn

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Here's my packing list. Unlike Glennica's, there's no picture... I need to get to bed soon! 1 pair shoes (worn) 3 sets of ultra light, quickdry clothing (1 worn, 2 packed) light, waterproof jacket with hood wide-brimmed hat Smartwool long-sleeved camping ...

Un barrage très visité, Hoover Dam, United States travel blog

Un barrage très visité

A travel blog entry by vagabond2012

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Bonjour tout le monde, Le barrage Hoover, il doit son nom au 31ième président des États-Unis. Il fut construit dans les années 1930. Il fournit en électricité les villes environnentes donc Las Vegas. Durant sa construction, il y a eu 111 ouvriers ...

Home, Sweet Home, Boulder, United States travel blog

Home, Sweet Home

A travel blog entry by mattador

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... 23 hours of straight travel, and a day of rest and reprieve, I find myself once again in the comfort of my own room in Boulder, Colorado. My time in Turkey was incredible, and I cannot have hoped for a more productive trip than I had. Hakan will be an ...

Leaving Boulder!, Boulder, United States travel blog

Leaving Boulder!

A travel blog entry by csimpson

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The car is packed and we're ready to roll! Heading first to New ...

Last Entry from the Vegas area, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Last Entry from the Vegas area

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... legalizes casino gambling.  State reduces residency requirements for divorce to six weeks.  Construction begins on the Boulder Canyon Project, now called Hoover Dam. 1929-1941 - A growing tourism industry and Hoover Dam construction enables ...

Saying goodbye to friends, Boulder, United States travel blog

Saying goodbye to friends

A travel blog entry by krox

I've just enjoyed having Trond, Anitra and their cat Bongo here for a few days. We've had fun touring the Coors brewery and making a scene with T & A's car Bob! Bob is an old VW with some pretty cool custom made features, including their very loud car ...

Day 76 – Thursday, June 13, 2013, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Day 76 – Thursday, June 13, 2013

A travel blog entry by travelagain

... and hiking.  The animal life adaptations to desert life were described. Next we went to a small, but well done museum in Boulder City highlighting the lives of the people who lived here while the dam was being built.  The area was a federal ...

Bolder Boulder, Boulder, United States travel blog

Bolder Boulder

A travel blog entry by kellyjohn

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... and hiked in Rocky Mountain National Park.  Dean and Julie, old friends of John's from CU (now married and living in Boulder with daughter, Milena) hosted a great barbeque and proverbial slumber party, where I finally got to meet them, Murph and Joe ...

Flying over the Dam, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Flying over the Dam

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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... for helicopter rides. Only $29! How could we say no?? Neither Caro nor I had ever ridden on a helicopter, so it was definitely money well spent. We flew over picturesque Lake Mead in Boulder City, NV and the Hoover Dam. Our pictures barely do it ...

Highschool friend for life....Ginger!, Boulder, United States travel blog

Highschool friend for life....Ginger!

A travel blog entry by jodieandandy

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... we had found the place! Ginger showed up and we three took off on a bike ride to get to know her neighborhood and downtown Boulder. Ginger was moving along at quite a clip for this photo-journalist so not many pix were gotten on that trip. So, dear ...

Getting veeery restless and bored!, Boulder, United States travel blog

Getting veeery restless and bored!

A travel blog entry by krox

... here without much to do is getting on my nerves. Playing the lottery seems like a great idea now. I need to stay in the Boulder area until Christmas. After that I'll only come back for short stays for check ups on my neck. The skiing season hasn't ...

Hoover Dam, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Hoover Dam

A travel blog entry by swisselle

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Wir haben das ursprüngliche Programm umgestellt und beginnen mit dem Hoover Dam. Haben uns ein nettes Motel in Williams gesucht und wieder in einem Roadway Inn unsere Zelte aufgeschlagen. Beim Aussteigen haben wir noch gewitzelt, ob wohl wieder ...

10 mile hike in Big Basin with Jen Deming, Boulder Creek, United States travel blog

10 mile hike in Big Basin with Jen Deming

A travel blog entry by 1414kath

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Boulder, CO, Boulder, United States travel blog

Boulder, CO

A travel blog entry by olsentrip08

After playing tennis in the morning, we traveled to Boulder to my sister's house.  Deb and David created a wonderful meal.  The kids were fired up for a real ...

Leaving Colorado, Boulder, United States travel blog

Leaving Colorado

A travel blog entry by zsmits55

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On this day I left Colorado. It was very sad to leave my two great buddies Rob and Geo, but I am defintely sure that I had to get out of there and get back to Toledo to see my friends and family before taking off for Ecuador. Colorado is a beautiful ...

Having Fun, Boulder, United States travel blog

Having Fun

A travel blog entry by youngcountry

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... warmth.  I would just like to note that I am 0/2 on camping. Little did we know that the beautiful 75 degree weather in boulder would turn into a chilly 35 degree camping night.  I brought neither sleeping bag or pants. If I had not had my snuggie, ...

Bye Bye Boulder, Boulder, United States travel blog

Bye Bye Boulder

A travel blog entry by dherren

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... Also met a very nice lady at church who I plan to keep in touch with. I've put in about 75 miles on the trails around Boulder and Rocky Mountain National Park over the last 12 days, with only 2 Sundays of rest! I absolutely love the rocks, boulders and ...

Boulder buddies, Boulder, United States travel blog

Boulder buddies

A travel blog entry by krox

... and I'm very happy about being able to show you my photos almost instantly. Today I've taken some pics of my good friends in Boulder, Kitty & Squirrel! Enjoy :-) Kitty has become more or less "my cat" while I've been here. I didn't want a cat at ...

50 Cent Wings, Boulder, United States travel blog

50 Cent Wings

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

I'm constantly conscious of the time the blogs are taking up and how little time I have in between having fun, planning the next day/the next week/the next month, speaking to friends and family, sorting through videos and pictures… Anyway seeing as ...

Red / Rocks, Boulder, United States travel blog

Red / Rocks

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... of crazy mental rowdiness there was just a permanent weed smell and stupidly loud music the entire way back. We got back into Boulder at around 1am grabbed some snacks and walked the scary pitch black walk along the canal to the house. Anywhere else we ...

Shifting Gears, Boulder, United States travel blog

Shifting Gears

A travel blog entry by margreet98

... still don't feel up to the kind of travel I was doing - constant unknowns, unfamiliar places, etc. - but I knew I couldn't stay in Boulder despite enjoying being close to my kids and friends.  The sad truth is that I can't stand the cold!  When ...

Kickin' it down Route 66, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Kickin' it down Route 66

A travel blog entry by alvrez

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... couple of police officers checked our outside locker in the 5th Wheel, and had a quick look inside. The Hoover Dam itself wasn't as big as I thought it would be, but still pretty impressive. We are staying the night in an RV park in Boulder City, ...

Home and Hearth, Boulder, United States travel blog

Home and Hearth

A travel blog entry by syco_traveller

... great. Fun was had by all. Thanks to anyone who was praying for that event, it went really well. So now I am back in Boulder, working in Denver and still dating Robbie :) I have just been informed that I will get the apartment I want so it is time ...

Boulder Reservoir/Royal Arch, Boulder, United States travel blog

Boulder Reservoir/Royal Arch

A travel blog entry by dherren

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... and probably shouldn't even have been in the forest, but all went well.  In the morning I did a 5 mile flat loop around Boulder Reservoir with a local hiking group. Since it wasn't real strenuous, I hit the trails again after lunch at the height of ...

About to go!!!, Boulder, United States travel blog

About to go!!!

A travel blog entry by perletz

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We are about to leave Boulder for Vietnam. We are all very excited and perhaps a little nervous!  This will be some unforgetabale journey!  (airport to airiport is a 24 hour trip.....)  Bob and our friend Harold left at 5am this ...

One week and counting, Boulder, United States travel blog

One week and counting

A travel blog entry by rora_8

Welcome all!!!! With one week left in the USA there is still much to be out together... hey only the best procrastinate casue they know they only need half the time... Chris and I leave on Tuesday, make a quick stop in Chicago and then across the ...

Von naechtlichen Aufbruechen, schneebedeckten ..., Boulder, United States travel blog

Von naechtlichen Aufbruechen, schneebedeckten ...

A travel blog entry by felixwck

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... Rocky Mountains doch ziemlich aufgeweckt. Ziemlich ungewohnt nach all den flachen Maisfeldern. Klaus und Betty haben mich abgeholt und nach Boulder gefahren. Nu sitz ich hier, hab meine erste Nacht hier schon hinter mir und sitze in Downtown bei ... ...

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