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... at any moment it could go pear shaped. After buying a Sim card for our phone, the guy in the shop insisted on escorting me to the ATM two doors up the street to withdraw cash. I would have been easy meat!
The place is also filthy. We have been to developing countries where the citizens appear to have more of a sense of hope and pride in their surroundings.
We picked up the truck without any hassle from US Customs and hit the road only three ...
... able to use it at South Fork, too.
Then we decided to go up to Monarch Pass. (Austin, we didn't see any snow this time like we did with you. We also did not go on the Gondola...it would not have been the same without you!) We were right on the Continental Divide.
Then it was time to head to camp. We visited with our neighbors for a while and finished our evening with more great soup and fire. I hope that you will enjoy our pictures.
We had one of those lazy days today that you sometimes need on a long holiday. We've basically just ambled round Salida, its park running alongside the river and its quaint shops. We had a lovely breakfast at a restaurant table overlooking the Arkansas river where one or two canoeists were testing their skills. Salida is a funny place where ...
... right in, but
the edge of the pond was green with algae and brown with mud. After they cooled
off we kept hiking until we found a clear creek intersecting the trail. We used
this water to clean up our *****es before heading back to the car. They were so
so so so dirty.
Buena Vista hails itself as the white water rafting
capital of the world. The Arkansas River runs through town. If you Google “white
water rafting ...
Today's drive is filled with scenes of snow capped mountains.....so yes its a little on the chilly side. We have no real plans expect making it to Aspen by Friday. We arrive in Buena Vista and drop by the Visitor Center. They let us know the Cottonwood Pass is open and there is some amazing camping spots up there. They weren't wrong. A part from the brief thunder storm that passes over we enjoy a crispy night with a beautiful ...