Travel Blogs from Salida
... I, but we both had fun building and filming. At one point Ali was (self admittedly) not listening to instructions when the site supervisor asked her to chalk a line. Upon realizing they weren't getting work done, Ali told her group "LESS TALKY MORE CHALKY." After a delicious lunch of bratwurst provided by a local church we headed to the Habitat office to edit.our video. We got to talk for a while with the executive director and did some ...
... headwinds. I used expletives and screamed into the headwinds. -Several cars released their exhaust on us. -Kim was fighting a mental battle today, she just didn't want to be on the hike and I could totally empathize with that. I asked her if she needed a hug or a tackle. Lorraine gave her a hug, I gave her a tackle. -We stopped at the National Park visitor's site for water and bathroom and pictures. -Real second ...
We have aptly nicknamed this ride the "surprise century." After our third, what we thought would be our last century and rumors of today being an 86-ish mile day, a 102 mile ride through the first chunk of the Rockies was not what we expected. Not to mention the persistent head winds (I had to pedal hard down the descents to even break 30mph), and the high elevation that gave a few people some altitude sickness. We climbed about 8,200' over the course of the day, covered the Garden ...
Joanna here- As the creek rolls by the Colorado May flies swarm above my head. The day couldn't be clearer. You know those days that are so clear they look like they're in high def. this is one of those days. Every bit of the creek has sun sparkle, the wind makes the tall dark green grass undulate. My scene consists of twenty or so wood buildings with tin roofs, two trailers, a cistern, an falling down outhouse, ...
... and started hiking up the mountain. The ground was fairly rocky with branches stuck into the ground horizontally which helped with foot placing. The scenery was constantly breathtaking; we were either surrounded by trees, wildlife and rock faces or, after quite a steep incline, an opening in the trees appeared to the left side. This was one of the most awesome views I have ever seen. Everything I said about Carlsbad caverns, I take back and replace with every single ...
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