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Today will be a short blog and just a few pictures. Yup, I found another dirt road! It is called the High Road and as the pics show it is indeed up a few feet. The views are of various parts of Colorado Springs. I think the one picture that shows what looks like a campus is Colorado College. The rest are of the seven mile road and the two really neat ...
... unique menu and eclectic style was in sharp contrast to our typical stops on the trip so far. After lunch we walked around the downtown area and explored some of the local shops and the historic arcade. The arcade has some of the original Skeeball games from decades ago that you could still play.
A few hours later we were on our way to the Cave of the Winds and a family cave tour. To our surprise it was very crowded and we ...
... up our antennae to catch local TV signals, and be able to zone in for our trip to Moab on that link. We really do not want to miss the final dance off on Dancing with the Stars next Monday! So we rolled onward, delighted the winds were light and mostly at our rear.
The real challenge was reaching Colorado Springs at the end of the work-day, merging into I-25 in the rain, to find the RV park. Hmmm….we had a bit of a time of it, but ...
... t get in the winter or the fall but each season and each weather pattern even within a season changes the scenery completely. What was a red sun drenched mountain might now be a brooding angry beast. If you stood in the exact same spot every day and every hour you would never get quite the same view. Nature changes around us and is constantly evolving and moving. It is always different and always beautiful. That is why I love the ...
... and we took advantage and had sandwiches for lunch. After lunch we climbed a mother small pass into the Florissant Valley. From the top, you can see several 14000 foot high peaks known as the Collegiate Mountains, each named for an Ivy League school. It is an impressive sight, but usually these peaks have snow on them. This year, there was no snow. The next valley was much more beautiful than I remembered from my last drive through here. It was forested with piņon ...
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