Inn at Silver Creek
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... short journey was Estes Park. It is a small tourist town, some three miles before heading into the national park. After a small break for a photo session, we headed into the national park. No sooner did we enter the park than we saw a herd of Elk grazing away
without paying slightest attention to passers-by. Seeing a herd near the park entrance reminded me of what my father often says, “Jananga interesteda ...
... with the State Patrol because we were clocked on the way up. Darlene mused, "I wonder if he’ll give us a ticket for going too slow?" After crossing the Continental Divide at 9426 feet, the road undulated mildly like a rollercoaster ride. After being passed by the County Sheriff with his lights and siren on, we came upon the cause of his haste. At the bottom of a hill, a loaded 18-wheel truck had a failure of some type and ...
... was only a few miles away. We cooked some sausages and had sandwiches and chips, a meal with little clean-up! It was cold again, so we decided to call it a night and get into our warm sleeping bags.
Driving on the scenic road out of Moab seeing the beautiful red rocks
Seeing our first moose
Driving on Trail Ridge Road
Getting set up before ...
... are the ROCKY mountains) but were surprised at the gentle swell and fall at the top. This road is only open a couple of months a year and is closed due to snow the rest of the time. We had certainly timed it well in order to see the annual explosion of green grass and the multitude of tiny yet vibrant and colorful flowers. We only saw a couple of elk on our drive, but I think it is safe to say that this was the highest (in altitude) we have been on our adventure.
... about an hour of searching Kristi's pointer finger started to twitch wildly. And there they were. A momma with three little cows feeding in the river not 30 feet from where we stood. We watched them for about 45 minutes. I cant tell you how fulfilling it was to finally find these animals. The boys were totally energized and I feel like my previous lesson had finally sunk in. Take the path less less traveled and put in then extra effort and things will usually pay off. ...