Best Western Ptarmigan Lodge
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Sunny, cold 38• morning. Leaving Dillon and traveling 70 to Glenwood Springs. A little lower altitude. We're at 9600', never had trouble with altitude before, must be the age thing again, ugh! We were going through Vail so we stopped and reminisced, I think it's been close to 40 years since we'd been there. Lots of changes, but it's still …
... then walked to the post office to get our new phone covers (exciting right!!). On the way back we sat on the big rocks by the river and just enjoyed the sun and the views....in the afternoon we headed to the gym to check it out and ended up signing up as it's the most reasonably prices place around.
Thursday - I took Darren for his first ever proper gym session!!! I was pretty excited to get my hands on the ...
... the coffee shop being pretty unique too. We had lunch at the coffee shop called 'Sticky Fingers Cafe' and it was so tasty!!
Darren had a coffee with a BBQ pulled pork sandwich on a pretzel bun.
I had a warm apple cider (cider isn't always alcoholic over here...it's just more of a spiced warm apple drink) and a salad with spinach, mandarin orange, cranberries, chicken, almonds, feta and a raspberry dressing. We resisted all of the yummy ...
It was so lucky to reach the Rockies when the Aspen trees were wearing their golden colour. It does not happen for long so I enjoy my week there with Pickles and for few days with Theo before he flew back to London.
My french friends would say that the Rockies don't have the majesty of the french Alps but I love their softness and the fact that you can reach the summit within few hours but still can climb verticals ...
... and enjoyed so much the fragility and tenacity of these tiny wonders thinking that they spend much of the winters under snow and freezing temperatures to bloom with majesty in the spring and summer. A lesson to learn I assume from mother nature,
Hope you will enjoyed, we did.
Ps do not ask me any name, i am useless but you can go to Plantsnapp to get ...