Hampton Inn Colorado Springs Central Air Force Academy
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... and sure enough just as we arrived the heavens opened with torrential rain and thunderstorms! Fortunately for us, we found a very American Pub (called the fox and hound) and by the time we'd had lunch the storm had passed. By the time we'd found our hotel for the night, then wandered to invest in some new Apple products is was bedtime ...
... the girls got scared a few times and started screaming. I would love to tell you everything but I don't want to give everything away. All I can say is you need to visit the cave and do the lantern tour.
Sad to say that was out last night in Colorado. It was hard to say Good Bye to Jake and to the great state of Colorado. We headed home at 5am Monday morning. We drove straight through with no problems.
... for a weaker hitter. I wonder if he was shocked when the batter sent that ball soaring and the 3rd baseman made it to home. Wow, what a game.
Friday was the day that most of the gang was going to Pike’s Peak. Wendell chose to tour the Olympic Training Facility and visit the WWII Museum. I had a free day!
Saturday was the Big Safari business meeting, so Wendell left early while I slept in. When he returned ...
We loved catching up with Al and Laura at their (relatively) new place in Colorado Springs. (Al is a friend of Tony's from high school, college, and beyond who moved to Colorado Springs this last year from DC, and Laura is his lovely girlfriend who joined him, moving from Ft. Lauderdale.) The girls had fun staying here, especially because Al and Laura love Legos as much as them... ;)
The first night we enjoyed catching up with Al and Laura and also ...
... brought us to the Front Range right beside the famous 14000+ foot high Pike's Peak where "America the Beautiful" was penned. This pass was the most challenging of the day with steep grades and winding roads. Since we were mere miles from the big city of Colorado Springs, there was also much more traffic to deal with. We passed the turnoff for the Peak Toll Road. I wad curious, but nit interested in paying the $29 toll. We passed the cliff dwellings which also suck ...
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