Days Inn Richfield
Travel Blogs from Richfield
And so we began... Taryn, Aimee, and I left Buffalo at about 6pm from Buffalo and started heading west. My feet touched Lake Erie. That's never happened before, so I thought it was cool. We trekked all the way through Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and part of Iowa in one night. After freshening ourselves up a bit in the farmland of Iowa, we continued on, not stopping until Lincoln, Nebraska. There we stopped at the Botanical ...
... We continued to drive through more exotic landscapes. A little further down the road in the Fruita School area, we were able to once again see petroglyphs. They are called the Fremont Petroglyphs. It is thought they were done 1,500 or 1,600 years ago by the Fremont Indians who they know very little about but don't think they are tied to any modern day tribes. It really isn't known what happened to them, much like "The Ancient Ones" we have heard about in different areas ...
... hell what a palaver.
and it did not stop there, asked for a 2nd beer which was not too much trouble but we did receive a few curt and frowning looks. so we asked what would happen if we wanted a 3rd beer.....they nearly had a melt down, talked about us having to recite the alphabet back wards, doing a handstand all sorts of nonsense. and no we did not drive there it was about 30 meters from the ...
... miles after were close to impossible. For us at least.
The temperature was showing 45c in the shade whilst we were moving. As soon as we stopped the heat from the rocks was overwhelming, but we had no choice but to carry on.
We took too many risks. We didn't understand the terrain and we didn't know the effect of riding in 45c plus temps.
I have taken the decision to bin the off road sections now. ...
... 6500ft above sea level and we didn't want a hike that involved a climb.
The air was amazing and there was that silence that only exists if you are literally in the middle of nowhere. Water from the lake and stream, the twitter of birds, wind rustling through the trees - glorious. And food always tastes best when eaten out of doors as the Famous Five always said. So we celebrated our 15th Wedding Anniversary.
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed