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... the pass which is a mountain road with switchbacks and steep drops, then eventually you end up in Aspen.
We left around 10 am and started the drive...even before the pass it was so beautiful with views of mountains, lakes, and all different coloured leaves on the trees. A lot of trees have started to lose their leaves so probably was much more colourful a few weeks ago.
... 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...
I've said this before, I have learned from experience on these road trips that, just when you think you have nothing to do, when you have nothing planned, that’s when life plans your day for you. And that is what happened to us today. We left our hotel at 7:20 and 61 degrees (which quickly descended to 48 degrees and later hit 90), under mostly cloudy skies. All we had planned was a drive to Gunnison, CO ...
Sheila and I are rookies at this retirement gig. One thing that has changed in our lives is the concept of knowing the time and the date. I'm sure much of this is the fact that we are traveling from place to place and there are such things as time zones. So here we are last night in Ogallala, Nebraska. Ogallala is in the Mountain Time Zone. The TV we were watching was in the Central Time Zone. For some reason, this confused the hell out of me. I'm not sure why ...
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