Clarion Hotel Of The Rio Grand
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We got up at 6:00 today, luggage out at 6:30 and left at 7:15. We left Durango and headed east on Rt. 160 that Larry and I took west to Great Sand Dunes last week. Then we headed southeast on Rt. 84 to Chama (CHAH-mah), New Mexico to board the Cumbres (COME-breeze) and Toltec Scenic Railway. This railroad is jointly owned by Colorado and New Mexico …
... Gimme, Gimme, yeah
Life is a highway, I wanna ride it
All night long
If your going my way, I wanna drive it
All night long
There was a distance between you and I
(between you and I)
A misunderstanding once
But now, we look it in the eye
There ain't no load that I can't hold
The road's so rough this I know
I'll be there when the light comes in just tell 'em we're survivors
... dunes and headed to a nearby waterfall. Summer was only a couple of weeks away and it was warming up. The snow in the mountains was melting and channelling icy water down this stream. Our feet were numb by the time we reached the waterfall. This made getting back interesting.
That evening Cherrie’s twins were playing little league down ...
... had the replacement- which they didn't- so our van was stuck in durango. We had to rent 2 cars to accommodate all 7 of us on our trip back to Mesa verde. The next day we took a train ride from durango to silverton. It was a neat experience to ride in a coal run train. However, the engine broke down, delaying our departure so that when we got to silverton, we didn't have time to explore. We had to catch our ...
... they were going to be here in Moab. I found out that they were here for lacrosse for a couple of days. They seemed like nice boys but after a while they had to go so I said goodbye and that was that. Later, after going down the slide with Fiona I witnessed one of the most hilarious diving board stunts. I boy around the age of Fiona stood on the edge of the highest driving board. It seemed like almost everyone knew who he was. Cheers ...