The Ritz-Carlton, Denver
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- Minbar in room
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Breakfast Available
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... traffic was never really a problem. When we were 2 hours from Denver, we decided to stop and eat at a Taco Bell. I think that this must have been the GREATEST Taco Bell in the country. Bold statement, I know. But I'm serious. It was incredible - significantly better than any Taco Bell I have ever been to before.
When we got to Denver, I was so happy to be getting out of the car. Colorado ...
... Vegas, which was boring as bat ****, the drive between Palisade and Denver was quite delightful. We passed through oil shale country (controversial for the fracking of course), followed the Colorado River for a bit, and then we hit the Rockies. Oh the Rockies! So picturesque and breathtaking. There's a reason John Denver wrote a song about them! The mountains still have quite a bit of snow on them as they had massive snowfalls in February and ...
... malls? Yes. Is it high maintenance and trying? Yes. Is it beyond expensive? Yes. I mean, YES.
But it's also full of great American history and classic architecture if you look for it, populated with genuinely friendly people, and oddly surrounded by foothills that offer up good hiking. There are opportunities that you only see on TV, like free Maryanne Williamson lectures every Monday, The Getty, early ...
... sit window/aisle in hopes that no one will choose to take the middle, but this flight is completely booked, so we offer up the window seat.
We're leaving right on time...well, hmmm...our plane appears to have a mechanical issue. A light in the cockpit isn't working. Unfortunately it is the light that among other things tells the pilot that the landing gear is all the way down. Maintenance comes, 20 minutes later we hear the dreaded ...
Having lots of time, I had invited my sister Jan and niece Julie to lunch while I endured the long layover. I enjoyed my last American cheeseburger (for a long time) at Vinny's restaurant near the airport while listening to Julie explain all that is wrong with America, Obama, Social Security, the NSA, Iraq, apple pie and corporate anything.
Mostly, she is correct.
Back to the airport, I walked the concourses (7 miles or ...