Travel Blogs from Telluride
... ski resort to visit. The mountains surround the town like an amphitheater. The reason for being there can be viewed from everywhere in the narrow valley. Larry got several recommendations for a place to eat and we looked at the best one. The food descriptions were, shall we say, unusual. Nothing on the menu turned Darlene on so we had a drink and searched for a second opinion. We found a ...
... expensive built to date (so we were told) at 500,000 1907 dollars and only operated for 6 years before the town left. The people of Animas Forks had survived the 1884 blizzard that left the town under 25 feet of snow....and dropping gold prices made them leave.
The people used old newspaper articles to insulate the cabins. One of which printed quotes from Theodore Roosevelt stating the Homesteaders' responsibility to protect themselves as they were in "Enemy territory." ...
... I do not know, but we did! We sampled locally made chocolate and cakes, honey and other foods; went to an "authentic" Irish pub (where their "oral delights" and "spicy leprechaun balls" were...interesting?) which served fish and chips...pub food in 'Murcia! After that we spent an hour and a half in a photo shop doing a Wild West themed photo shoot. At first the photographer wasn't really all that into it, but we soon got her ...
... I wasn’t wowed by my food though, it just wasn’t that flavorful to me. For dessert I stopped at Baked in Telluride and got an M&M cookie. I then finished my evening with one last gondola ride up the mountain to see the town below.
Tuesday morning I went out at 7:30am and walked around town to take some pictures on this nice sunny morning. I walked up and down the streets and then ended up at Baked in Telluride. I bought some cookies to bring home ...
... that you can push through pain and discomfort to reach a goal. It's nice to be reminded that my only limitations are the ones I set for myself. My body will cooperate with my mind. It gives me hope for the present and the future. Maybe I'll be one of those 70 year olds some day, passing some 40 year old whippersnapper on an alpine trail.
Enjoy the photos! To all my friends and family, I miss you and hope that you get to visit Colorado someday. It's something to behold!
TripAdvisor Reviews Palmyra Telluride
Other places to stay in Telluride
457 Mountain Village Boulevard, Telluride | 4 star hotelfrom $122
- Majestic Views, Beautiful Lodge!
- Disappointed. noisy - difficult to sleep
- A Wonderful Stay
333 South Davis St., Telluride | 2 star hotelfrom $103
567 Mountain Village Blvd, Telluride | 4 star hotelfrom $283
301 West San Juan Ave, Telluride | Hotelfrom $164
199 North Cornet Street, Telluride | 4 star hotelfrom $145
- Perfect for an autumn anniversary
- Great Staff - Great Service!
- Very nice hotel in Telluride
568 Mountain Village Boulevard, Telluride | 5 star hotelfrom $201
747 West Pacific Street, Telluride | 3 star hotelfrom $119
231 West Colorado Avenue, Telluride | 3 star hotelfrom $131
119 Lost Creek Lane, Telluride | 4 star hotelfrom $159
- Nice, but ...
- Great facility and value. The front desk personnel were great.
- A unique birthday surprise
310 S Fir St, Telluride | 3 star hotelfrom $135
401 West Pacific Avenue, Telluride | 2 star hotelfrom $110
250 West San Juan Avenue, Telluride | 4 star hotelfrom $159
118 Lost Creek Lane, Telluride | 4 star hotelfrom $217