La Quinta Inn & Suites Colorado Springs South AP
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... back in January. Lina, Harlea and I had landed at the Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris, had taken the metro (along with our 75-100lbs of luggage) and exited onto the streets of Paris looking for Lina's uncle's apartment. The streets were isolated, it was 7am and we had no wifi, no cell phones and no map. Fast forward six months to today and my stepfather and I are driving to Colorado Springs one week after I returned from studying abroad.
The last ...
... a bit west of town, but the hotel manager called to tell me he noticed that one of my tires is going flat so tomorrow is unlikely to go according to plan.
On Sunday I made myself a nice breakfast before I was gonna finish the calcnote for Roger Waters. Another European project I had to take care of before I can focus myself on the projecth management totally. The fires were still a bit going on, but under control. So Monday we could go back to the office. It was gonna be a busy week, I had to finish engineering for the two different systems we ...
... It felt wonderful. But it was also sad. We were fresh out of "mountain majesty" and our task was to traverse the high plains. We researched with our newfound cell service and discovered the cheapest and most semsible place to bed down for the night between us and Chicago was Colorado Springs. Our drive was over for now. This conclusion was not reached easily. We went out to eat, but found that our preferred restaurant was closed. There was a place with a curious ...
... this as a sort of training exercise before doing "THE PEAK". Manitou Incline was built as a cable car to carry materials to build pipelines on Pikes Peak. It was closed by a rockslide in 1990. The Incline was closed down and the rails removed. The rail ties are still there and the locals started using it for a tough workout climb. It gains 2,011 feet in elevation in 1 mile. Looking at the pictures you will see what a difficult but fun climb it is. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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