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We have been wanting to the Red Rocks Amphitheater for quite a few years now. We wanted to see a concert there, but it just didn't work out. Next trip.
Nola and Stuart are going to see his cousin and didn't mind us going without them. We could have just walked through the Amphitheater on our own but we wanted to go on the tour because it will take us backstage.
The tour is supposed to start at 10:00 a.m. We got ...
... houses made of wood and brick not the ubiquitous Lego effect plastic. At bottom of Main st there was a big wide creek : Clear Creek with ice cold water for paddling kayaking, dipping - sat there for an hour eating and cooling off feet in water -lovely lovely spot . Got the little shuttle bus back to light railway with young woman and two tiny blond daughters :''mommy what's that big building ? Oh that's where mommy & daddy got married (county courthouse) and well ...
... We were able to see the fossilised bones of many types of dinosaurs, then we walked up to where there was clear evidence in fossilised form of the size of a dinosaur's foot, based on the rippling of the rocks. It was extraordinary to see these. The best was yet to come, where we saw first hand the footprints of many differnt dinosaurs. They do believe that the dinosaurs were already in decline when the meteorite ...
... to see that, it’s 40 feet tall and peering in the window).
But hey, I’ve just been reading about the TRENDIEST neighborhoods, how about the basics? Like the 16th Street Mall, a mile-long pedestrian promenade in the heart of downtown. It is lined with 200 trees, 50,000 flowers, and 28 outdoor cafes; free shuttle buses run from one end to the other every 90 seconds. Wow! And LoDo, 26 blocks of Lower Downtown filled with Victorian and early ...
... could before heading closer to the finish line once the riders got close. I was also listening to Phil and Paul on the headphones as much as possible so as to drown out the finish line announcers, whose incessant volume-10 and over-the-top hyperbolic coverage was being broadcast all around the place via PA speakers.
When Jens Voigt attacked and took off ahead of the breakaway on Baseline Rd., a huge roar from the crowd erupted. That guy's an animal! Soon, though, ...
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