Lodge at Mountaineer Square
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Today we knew exactly what we wanted to do....drive Independence Pass!! Sarah and Josh had told us how awesome it was so we just had to find out for ourselves!
Independence Pass is only open in the summer so would be closed soon...if you look it up I'm sure it will show you the route but it basically takes you down through Minturn, then through Leadville (the highest city in ...
... in the 60's but internet connection or even phone connection are not always working so by the time we finished the driving, the travel pod and organised the following day adventures my sleepy head cannot cope always with answering emails.
So thanks so much for all the comments, emails that you are sending me and I hope not too bothered you too much and you love the pictures. They are usually taken when ...
Aspen reminded me a bit of Banff, cute little ski/snowboard town with lots of hikes in the summer.
Unfortunately, I did not realize how high up Aspen is (2400m above sea level) and once we started our hike at Maroon Bells, I felt quite dizzy and tired. Turns out I must have had some sort of altitude sickness at 3000m above sea level... That happened on our hike in Santa Fe as well.. well, now I know :)
I recovered quickly and finished the hike at least...
... enjoy the scenery, which is always special through this part of the country. We drove south through Provo and then turned east into the mountains where the topography is breathtaking…hills and mountains where dark evergreen bushes and trees adorn a landscape of multi-shades of green groundcover and where stone walls line the highway in striations of tan and pink and orange…as colorful as a fall ...
... driving along the " loneliest highway in America". Other then a few mountain ranges and a couple small towns, the trip was totally baron. I can see why nobody talks about anything in Nevada except Vegas an Reno now. There is literally nothing else. The road was straighter then a line. But I made it back in time for work in the morn.
The end of another life changing trip has come.
Song of the day:
Counting stars- one republic
Benny and the ...