Clarion Hotel Of The Rio Grand

Address: 333 Santa Fe Avenue, Alamosa, Colorado, 81101, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alamosa

Sand, Sand, and More Sand!

A travel blog entry by cphenly on Aug 18, 2015

48 photos

... and steep in places. The visitor’s center is at about 7700 feet in elevation; the campground (whence the trail departs) is about 8000, and the overlook is about 8500. (Downhill all the way on the way back though; that part took us only about half an hour!)

The views from the trail and the top were spectacular, so the trip was well worth it. I took many photos (no big surprise there!), and have posed a sample. We also saw ...

From Desert to Farmland

A travel blog entry by alizaf on Aug 07, 2014

41 photos

... all we had a wonderful visit – we had a lot of discussions about religion and race – there are a lot of Mormons here, Elena was raised Catholic – she is mixed Hispanic from her Dad and Dutch from her mom. Her father is a trained and practicing shaman. Talked a lot about Native American spirituality. I hadn’t realized how southwestern they are and how little rain they are used to getting and how hard it really is to farm this land. But it’s ...

USA Part 3 - The Adventures of Bruce Begin

A travel blog entry by marty_rach on Jun 09, 2014

1 comment, 62 photos

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Jared was on his summer break and working with Papa out on the farm. We think he was threatened by his Mum to take us out or suffer the wrath of Cathy. He was on his best behaviour when he took us to possibly one of the most unique landscapes we had seen to date. These giant sand dunes are one of the largest sets of dunes in the States. Formed over millions of years by strong winds blowing and depositing ...

Dino's Everywhere

A travel blog entry by hylandholland on Jun 24, 2013

... of how life back millions of years ago had been like. We rode the bus back down to the RV and quickly headed out to a camp ground next to a river. Almost immediately we were shut down by the camp host because one of our tires was on the grass. Another hour drove to the Colorado side took us to a more remote camp site but still by a beautiful river. After dinner we watched Happy Feet 2 and were off to bed by ...

Father's Day fun

A travel blog entry by hylandholland on Jun 16, 2013

3 photos

... watch The Empire Strikes Back. We got about half way through before Grandpa shut it off and we made some guacamole. We sat outside, while Liam and Grandpa set up the tent. I offered my help but I was turned down the very second I asked. There seems to be the girl stuff which is cooking and cleaning and the boy stuff, setting u camp and getting everything ready. It's very ...