Hilton Garden Inn Denver / Highlands Ranch
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... Deer Ridge Junction. Wow, the views were breathtaking & magnificent, I only hope some of my photos do it justice. In some you can see snow that had previously settled. We then made our way back to the town of Estes. On route we came across several Elk, we were even lucky enough to see a bunch of females herded by the men, even our tour guide has said in 25 yrs she has never seen that! As we pulled into the quaint town ...
... the Trading Post and found tables on a back deck where we finally ate. By this time is was after 1:30 and we were starving. After our lunch we drove through the Red Rocks and took pictures. We drove through the stone arch and stopped at the Amphitheater but we couldn't get in because there was a concert tonight. So we drove to the Geologic Marker and walked up to it. It was a high point so you could see a lot of the park and all the way to downtown ...
... so we stopped at the market for coffee to donate (Christine's thoughtful idea). We made our way through the avenues and streets and reached our destination. We recognized it immediately. The tree that we climbed on as kids was much bigger and the house appeared much smaller. Still it was a good sized house that even when our father lived there, half of the home was used for apartments. That fact plus the deep religious background of ...
... tour; however, you should call ahead to ensure you can get on a group. There are several tours a day and they fill up.
I have attached the picture of the skyline. If you look closely, you can see the skyline of downtown Denver. In the background are the mountains that we will be skiing later this week.
... enough oxygen and it’s messing with my head. I feel unfit and I know I’m not that bad, I’ve just walked around NYC and Orlando for two weeks non-stop and didn’t feel this out of breath.
I’m exhausted when we get home (another side effect of the altitude) and I head to bed after a shower. Changing states and heading west meant I got two hours back but when I go to bed at 10:30pm in Denver, it’s actually 12:30am on my body ...
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