Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, South Rim Campground
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Our day started out very cool. It was only in the 50's and cloudy. We left the campground around 8 am and headed west. We had to cross the Continental Divide today.
We traveled along the Arkansas River through the mountains. What a beautiful ride. It was a gentle ride too; not many ups and downs. The scenery was breathtaking. We passed …
... enjoyed the peace and quiet of this place…no crying babies, no screaming kids, just the sound of the river running past us. (All of my videos today had the sounds of unhappy kids on them so I only downloaded one, without the kids screaming. If only that guy had not walked right into my shot, it would have been fine.)
After relaxing in the park, we climbed back to the top of the canyon and headed for our hotel. Tomorrow, ...
... are truly spectacular. We had a picnic lunch along the roadside just outside of Telluride, and we got to watch a herd of elk
grazing, having their lunch. We drove thru the town of Telluride, but because we were towing the trailer we were unable to stop, the town is beautiful with all of the small stores, and eating
establishments. Not too long after leaving Telluride on highway 62 we had to steady climb up a mountain grade for 12 miles, I do ...
14. Ancient Ruin of Drukgyel Dzong
15. Monasteries: Punakha Dzong, Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, Paro Dzong, Trongsa Dzong and Dagana Dzong
16. Tamzhing Monastery
Day 6 and 1740 miles later - We are and have been all day in the mountains of Colorado. Some have been beautiful and others just so-so. Again this is not a drive for the weak of -------- lots of tight curves. We spent last night in Raton, N. M. Not a place I would go out of my way to see again. Motels internet was out #@#&#** (all good Words). Something to remember -Don't take A motel operarors advise on where ...