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... weight whilst traveling the world? Or at least a huge country.
I find this inspiring I honestly do. The determination they have is incredible, and I often find myself asking the question "Would I still be here if I wasn't doing this to raise awareness and support for the Brain Research Trust'.
The people I have met so far have been fantastic. From fellow cyclists, to the (usually confused) general public and ...
... is 30'x10'.
We checked out The Needles section of Canyonlands NP briefly and then went and found a campsite near the Hamburger Rock campground, which is quite good and cost $6/night/site. Still we cruised down the dirt road a bit further to find a heap more other camps along the road and set up camp (GPS 38°11'57.2"N 109°40'13"W) which overlooked a dry creek bed hemmed in by rocky dunes that rolled away to a high northern cliff face - where The ...
1. Newark to Boulder, Colorado (not Michael)*
2. Newark to Orlando, Florida (round trip)
4. JFK to Seoul, South Korea*
5. Seoul to Beijing, China
6. Beijing to Xian, China
7. Xian to Shanghai, China
... on the hike until it got too steep through the gorse-ish shrubbery. Shrubbery!
We later found that the wooden towers surrounding the Helm's Deep Castle Wall (it was a Gold/Silver Mill) accommodated a tram (mini-train). These wood & iron towers stitched the mines to the mills and the mills to the railroad. I couldn't stop thinking about this valley 100 years ago.
"They left the tables set"
Down the Gulch, we stopped off at every old tunnel and mineshaft ...
... hear distant, rolling thunder as we drove. We were happy to get back down off the top of the treeless mountain, and down into the wooded area again. Here, we saw more flowers, and more distant views of the mountains across the valley. This road wasn't long, but it was certainly very beautiful, and definitely well worth it!
As soon as we finished the jeep road and got back onto the paved road back to Ouray, a heavy rain started, ...