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On the way to Denver we drove through Kansas which had the most amazing views of corn fields, round hay bales and giant wind turbines! When we crossed the border into Colorado we topped at the welcoming center. There ended up being a museum called Old Town Museum. Here there was a gift shop for touristy stuff so of course we got some ...
The ticks were up with the sun this morning. I left camp at 6:15AM after just cramming everything in a temporary spot in my panniers. I pushed my bike up the tick infested hill and discovered a flat tire. I was able to inflate it, and I rode to the truck stop a mile up to debug and sort my gear. My flat was due to a defective tube. A man pulled up and told me "you look like you're ...
... was funny.
After a quick conversation about the massive gas bill we are accumulating on this RV (6-7 mpg) we thought about ways to just ditch it and fly home or rent a car and leave it in the nearest Wal Mart until we came back for it. Many creative ways were brought up on what to do with our stuff too!
Rob then asked everyone what their favorite part of the trip was so far.
Ryan: the Arch in St. Louis (even though we drove ...
... suite" which means a bed or two plus a fold out sleeper sofa. We also have inflatable mattresses just in case we can't get a larger room.
Our drive through Kansas yesterday was flat with rolling hills. Eastern Colorado is more of the same. Christina found Kansas to be stunning.
Our destination for today is Colorado Springs and the Broadmoor Hotel. Not only is the weather and location near perfect but this is a hotel ...
... but we were moving! Those who moved too fast ended up stuck on the side of the road. We didn't want to join them so took it very cautiously. We reached Laramie after a slow 2 hours of driving only to find they had closed the I-80 again.
Decided then to head south to the I-70 rather than waiting for the I-80 to reopen. this brought is down into Colorado where we skirted Denver ending up at Burlington for the night. What a day. ...
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