Lathrop State Park Campground

70 County Road 502, Walsenburg, Colorado, United States | Campground
 

Travel Blogs from Walsenburg

Wide Open Spaces...and Rocky Mountain Majesty

A travel blog entry by dwlp.travelkids on Jul 19, 2014

6 comments, 9 photos

Today we slept in...needed the rest after several long travel days (I know, Betty C--you all would think we are wimps!!). We chose to have a "big" (for us) breakfast this morning which also slowed us down somewhat and we didn't pull out of camp until 9:45. The temperature was already 71 so we knew we had likely left the "polar vortex" behind us! …

Adios mountains, hello high plains

A travel blog entry by jimh22854

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... road kill, a police captain and city clerk willing to go out of their way to help us find a camping spot, and the continued delight of a cold drink (especially chocolate milk) at the end of the day. Tomorrow it is off on our last long waterless segment (63 miles) but we have done longer and tailwinds are ...

#3 "Pastime Pleasures" in Delagua"

A travel blog entry by neldawhite

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... s brother. He was married to Rebbecca (Sanchez: Her family was from San Louis, Co) and their children were Celeste, Bertha and the baby Betty. The Martinez family eventually moved to Trinidad shortly before Natalie moved to California in 1939. The Martinez children finished high school in Trinidad. They eventually moved to California as well. Natalie remembers going to visit them many times throughout the years and they kept ...

#2 So where is Delagua, Co? Well lets take a look.

A travel blog entry by neldawhite

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... El Río de las Ánimas Perdidas en Purgatorio, which
means "River of the Lost Souls in Purgatory."
The county's population was 15,507 at the 2010 census,
an increase from 15,207 in 2000.
The county seat is Trinidad.



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#1 1927 - "Delagua The Early Years"

A travel blog entry by neldawhite

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... it only exists in the photos and stories of those that worked and lived there.

I am collecting her stories through weekly interviews which I am also recording. Through her recollections and stories I hope to document her life in a way that will be meaningful and interesting to future generations. I also think it will be interesting to shine a little light on the lost community of Delagua.


Her travels ...

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