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... So up we went again! He was right! The thrill of the downhill ride was exhilarating!
We have had a marvelous vacation, and visiting with friends and family made it that much better. We love you Jen & Dale, Steph & Adam, Bets, and Diane & Gary. Thank you for everything!
We have arrived home safely after visiting nine states, taking countless pictures, and putting about 4800 miles on our trusty Suzuki. Signing off until next time...
Thursday May 15, 2014
It was a Colorado spring morning, 45 degrees, windy and
sunny. Traveling south on state Rt. 59,
shortly after leaving camp we spotted more snow laying in the ditch next to the
road; the trip south was through vast farm fields over rolling terrain much
like that in Kansas, the farms are huge, covering a vast amount of land, but
the farm houses and surrounding buildings are rather ...
... lean brisket, half pound of moist brisket and half a pound of pork ribs. We pick the most sides we think are most authentic to the experience ---creamed corn and baked beans. We also grab some banana pudding and peach cobbler.
You are given a large plastic case lined with butchers paper as a tray and ...
... The scenic grandeur led Kathy Lee Bates to write the poem "America The Beautiful" after a trip to Pike's Peak in the late 1800's.
We reached the summit you can see 4 states , the snow covered peaks of the Continental Divide, the cities of Denver, Manitou Springs, Colorado Springs and the historic gold camps of Cripple Creek and Victor.
It was incredibly cold at ...
... decision before we even got to the dunes. The "flat" part of the hike was swallowing our feet with each step. We live in Florida and are used to walking on the beaches. This was similar but it seemed to be deeper and our feet sank to nearly ankle level with each step. Had we made a poor choice in picking this park? Maybe we should have come here first since we were exhausted from running around and driving? Oh well.....we were here so we needed to make the best out of it! ...
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