Days Inn & Suites - Castle Rock
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... in the states, and quite possibly the world. Almost more impressive than the scenery, the host of accolades it has won, and the stars which have played there were the number of freaks running up and down the tiers and doing outdoor exercise classes. The altitude and sun had me out of breath after one run. From there we headed up to the nearest 14-er (one of the 56 or so 14000 feet+ mountain in Colorado) Mt. Evans. I can't even begin to describe the view. Look on facebook - the ...
... into the Jellystone RV Park and setup camp. We had dinner, drinks, and traded stories at their home. It was a great time to reconnect and get acquainted. Sad to say, we totally forgot to take some pictures!
Tomorrow we will do a "big push" (as Lauren calls it) and drive over 500 miles to Topeka, Kansas. Lets hope its less windy because its a bit tough holding a 12' x 10' x 36' box on the road with 25 mph ...
... br> Lemme say that again:
We're going to be watching the finish of the Alpe d'Huez, from the finish line, while getting to see some of the goings-on of the TV production that we'd otherwise be watching from our couch at home.
Over. The. Moon.
Oh, yes, we also got some of the less expensive grandstand tickets for Paris.
But I can hardly wait for July 18 to arrive. Giddier than a 5-year-old on Christmas Eve, I tell ya.
... us) to Lyon and then back down, but it works pretty well for dropping off at the other end of things.
Now, the hotel in Porto-Vecchio....
We had this bright idea of staying overnight in the start city, the night before the start, then seeing the boys off when the whole thing kicks off on June 29th.
Apparently, it's not just us and the 190 or so riders who need accommodations ...
... and said goodbyes as Fred and Dave flew out later Monday. In the afternoon Karyn, Jeanne, and I went up to Washington Park and then Cherry Creek to explore those areas, made a short stop at a wine bar, then went back home and stopped at the infamous Noodles for dinner.
Jeanne left on Tuesday, capping off a very successful visit in which we packed about as much as I think we could all handle. We'll be looking forward to the next ...
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