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... to drink later that evening. Next, Elena showed us her pigs on the way to driving up to some ancient Indian ruins to search for arrowheads. There was an old lookout post, where presumably the natives could oversee the valley and guard against any enemies. Elena pointed out opal and other stones scattered along the flat mountaintop. All of these stones, she explained, were not native to this area. The prize would be small shards of shiny gray or white obsidian. We ...
We've left Alamosa and heading towards Colorado Springs. Stopped off at a little town called Walsenburg to have a look at a flea market. Nothing special there. Carried on and had lunch at Obies Fillin Station, a pretty cool little pub/diner along the main highway. Arrived in Colorado Springs at 2:30pm. I looked up some places of interest and found the ...
... old hunting ground up in the Mountains. The dogs got to come too and I’m not too sure who was more excited; them or Rach.
We hiked for a couple of hours through valleys and plains, across creeks and up into the Mountains themselves. Such a peaceful and beautiful spot. I still for the life of me couldn’t ...
... leaving Osier we passed a monument to President Garfield, then got our first glimpse of the Toltec Gorge, and immediately went through Rock Tunnel 360 ft. long. Then we did another horseshoe curve called Phantom Curve that gave us great views of Toltec Gorge. At the end of this curve we went through Mud Tunnel which unlike the rock tunnel, requires wooden supports over its 342 ft. length. We can still see the Rio de Los Pinos down in ...
... and two sons, one the age of me, and the other 18. After a hour of lunch time we were back on the river. We hit our first class 3 rapid a few minutes later and were splashed by the waves. Later we were able to jump in the water for a swim. At the temp. of 70 degrees the water was refreshing but not too cold. Grandpa, Liam, and I floated down for 5 minutes then were pulled up by Erik before the next big rapid. I was the last one into the ...
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