The Silk Pincushion
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... the green chili stew.
After visiting Barb, we went to the Colorado Railroad Museum. There were a lot of trains to see but we were a little disappointed because most of them were blocked off so we couldn't go inside the trains. We did go in the few we were able to go into.
Then back to the RV Park.
So post office ( natch) first thing and nearby on a large office door, I saw a lawyer's brass name panel with the logo of a pair of boxing gloves! Then off by light rail to Golden 'Watch for wildlife' on road sign - funny ! Golden was proper old low key western style town -not Disneyfied in any way and housing the Colorado School of Mines and Victorian American mountaineering centre and Buffalo Bill's tombstone. I liked it because there were many leafy unmarked roads ...
After 6 days of luxury and over-indulging, we left the glittering lights of Vegas behind on Wednesday (8th May) and headed East to Denver, Colorado, to stay with my friend Carolyn and her son Nick.
After yet another delay at the airport (I guess you really do get what you pay for with these cheap airlines!) we touched down in the Mile High City, so called because it is a mile above sea level. Clever, huh?
Carolyn and Nick were waiting for us at ...
... One wall shows a year by year list of artists and when they have performed at this concert hall. Abba, The Beatles, Neil Diamond, Men at Work, Midnight Oil, John Denver and almost everyone you can think of.....We drove to the bottom of the hill, then walked up the stairs to the stage, where we belted out a couple of lines of Rocky Mountain High.....
The day is perfect. The blue sky against the red rocks gives a ...
... ordered a drink and just lapped up the luxury of the place. It was so great to be in the sun again, especially as we are going to be in LA on Tuesday, so need a bit of a base tan. I thought the Ritz was pretty amazing, but this place is a whole different league. How am I going to go back to living a normal life after this?
Tonight I am going out to dinner with the band, which is quite cool. As you can imagine there ...