The Academy Hotel Colorado Springs
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
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Soooooo this place is amazingly beautiful. I woke up this morning feeling a bit down. (Its a bit hard sometimes watching all the families holiday with 2 parents. ) anyway we left the hotel by 9am I just wanted to get out there and see everything and by 9:05am my heart felt happier and a smile was on my face just from the views alone. Its simply …
On the way to colorado springs today I decided to take the lady at the visiters centre advice and drive to c.s via the highway of legends. It adds an extra 2hrs to the drive but its totally worth it. Every movie you have ever seen set in colorado with the amazing scenery I am convinced was shot somewhere along this road. Its a bit windy and scarey …
... churches. One of the churches has an incredible spiral staircase that has even been on "Unsolved Mysteries". It was called Loretto Chapel and there are 2 different mysteries involved with this staircase. When the Chapel was completed in 1878, there was no way to access the choir loft that was 22 feet above. Carpenters were called in and no one could figure out how to build a staircase without taking up too much ...
... As we approached the summit, there was heavy rain and sleet, snow at the road's edge and clouds that obliterated most of the views! The truck's temperature guage went from 28 at the toll booth to 2 at the summit! After a brief respite at the summit it was time to return to the mountain's base. After the top 5 miles (the steepest) the gas guage was blinking & beeping and the brake monitor at the gate told us ...
... with 410 m of climbing. After that ride it was time to relax a little bit at the swimming pool. In the meantime fires are under control and almost finished. But almost 500 homes are burned, 2 people died, ... The upcoming week will be very busy while we need to get all information out for the hear of J&J while seacans will have to leave Belgium soon. Beside lots of other work to prepare that tour. This is it for now, more news will follow! Hasta la ...