J.P. McGills Hotel and Casino
Travel Blogs from Cripple Creek
... continued on our way towards Telluride and after a shortstop in Gunnison (such a cool town) we arrived at smugglers for dinner around 7:00pm. As always, the drive from Montrose to telluride was beautiful. Large mountain peaks and beautiful landscape took your breath away. My favorite part of the trip for sure. Mom, dad, and our friends Teresa and Bill were at dinner and returned just as we unpacked our bags and got settled. We had arrived and looked forward to a fun ...
... are placed up and down the street and people, visitors and those living on the streets, play the pianos at their leisure. Some have cups for tips; others just play for the enjoyment. I love to just sit and listen to them play and watch them become one with the piano. Anyway, while on my walk in the park, I noticed a group of people gathered under the shade of a very large tree. There were about 15 people standing about with coffee ...
... and how to not trip over our gear. We set off on our two short practice runs and were already having a great time. Now that we are professional zippers we are ready for the course which consists of 11 runs including 1702 foot zip and a side by side racing zip. We had a blast. I have never seen Ray smile so much. We jumped off Cliffs, taught our guides to cooooooey, and raced around the mountain side. Lesley never quite got the hang of breaking so ...
... we went to a ranger program. There I learned that there was a man that used to live here, and he knew about the petrified redwood trees. This man really wanted to see the redwood trees, but they were all covered with a rock called cap rock. Cap rock is just like cement, so he didn’t know how he was going to get to the petrified wood. He tried to ...
... about two weeks in Vientiene, Vang Vieng, Luang Prabang and some other towns and villages along the way. Then our friends Alicia and Dan will join us in Chiang Mai for a week or so in Northern Thailand before heading back through Bangkok and a week on Koh Pha Ngan. We'll say goodbye to our friends and continue on through Southern Thailand, into Malaysia and, eventually, Singapore.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking