Blue Jay Lodge

22332 Hwy 145, Placerville, Colorado, 81430, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Placerville

“They Hide it up in Telluride”

A travel blog entry by garylesser

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... mines in the Silverton area. They had to pay 50 cents to use the toll road. Miners who couldn’t afford the toll were stuck in the area, which became known as Purgatory Flats. They couldn’t afford to get up the mountain, but couldn’t see themselves quitting and going down, either. Now that’s purgatory. We continue north on US-550 to Silverton, a former silver mining camp, now designated a National Historic ...

Red Rocks then Grassy Valleys to Telluride

A travel blog entry by ronamoon

18

... is located.

Next day we drove through the town of Monticello, a couple of deer bounding across the road as we entered. This is the heart of San Juan - the area settled by the Mormons after crossing the Colorado in Glen Canyon. Headed east on H491 through rich farming/cropping land, interspersed by scrub and forest land that would be still good grazing country. This continued all the way to the Colorado state line.

Later, past ...

World Travel Highlights

A travel blog entry by globehunters

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50

... Kunming, China

9. Kunming to Vientiene, Laos

10. Bangkok to Bhutan (round trip)

12. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Danang, Vietnam

13. Danang to Hanoi, Vietnam

14. Hanoi to Bangkok, Thailand*













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Wild Ghost Chase

A travel blog entry by woollyman

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... and ended at Frisco Mill, Sound Democrat Mine and Animas Forks. We met a tremendous individual named Loren who was responsible for restoring and preserving these old ghost towns surrounding Silverton. He was an endless source of history. He told us about when they first began the preservation project in the 70s and 80s: "They left clothes on the beds, axes in chopblocks, the tables set with silver." This whole community ended mid-sentence. The Gold Prince Mill in Animas Forks was ...

You Don't Have to be Crazy, But it Helps!

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe

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... all the way back into town. Once back at the hotel, us four cousins stayed in the room with my grandpa while my parents, aunt, and grandma went to the store to get some food for dinner. While they were gone, we played card games and looked through pictures. When they got back, my dad went over to grill the hamburgers and hot dogs they had bought, and the rest of us started setting up the rest of the buffet on a table on our porch: ...

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