Sundance Mountain Lodge
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... to start off my semester.
I have been thinking about home a lot lately. It has been six months since I was here last, and it'll be almost another six before I'm, back, then it's off to Europe for three months. When does home stop being our home? When I come here it isn't like I have many friends left or that I really had that much family to begin with. I'm basically getting free ...
... to be. Wildflowers covered the high meadows, the Annual
Wildflower Festive just a week away. Another great stop. (
After Gunnison, camped atop Monarch
Pass (11372') in the San Isabel National Forest for a couple days. To
the top of the mountain, above the treeline via chairlift, we could
have seen for miles if the ...
... Rubber boots, the kind you wore as a kid, are a necessity in Alaska, although there is the odd Alaskan who wears shorts and flip flops. There is apparently a taxi driver in Homer who wears shorts, flip flops and a straw hat all year long.
***Dipnetting season on the Kenai River (One month starting July 10th). A form of fishing for salmon that is only available to resident Alaskans ...
... of the late hour, we crashed for the night at the Colorado Springs Hyatt House, where Little D woke once to be removed from his car seat, but then slept the rest of the night, right until 8am. Fantastic!
It turned out to be a fantastic trip - I'm only sad that it was quite so short. I can't believe we have no more international trips on the docket for now... whatever will I do with myself?
We made it, dropped off the trailer at the track and now its time to relax and get some of these bugs worked out of the camper (hotwater, direct tv) the important things. Pretty country out this way, but would not want to live here because of the winters. I will post some pictures later ...
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