The Victor Hotel
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Microwave in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Conference facilities
- Banquet room
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... we had about trees, plants, animals, regions, and all other things forestry were fully and interestingly described to us. Such an immense knowledge base. His enthusiasm, joy, easy going, and child embodiment (see his face in some of the pictures in the large chairs) was spirit lifting. He was always eager to get on the bikes for another full day of riding. He planned the Oregon route and ...
... lightning for a couple of hours. Uh oh.
Fortunately, it only took about half an hour to get the bags, and we made it in to the hotel at about the same time we would have had the plane been on time (or a little late) in the first place! We have an early start in the morning, as we are headed to the start line of the Pike's Peak Half-Marathon to cheer on Michele, David's wife, as she makes her first appearance in this race for extremely intrepid people!
... and majestic and colourful and on and on. Some lovely walks and a great museum.
That evening, as we were so close to the main street in Old Colorado City, we walked up and around the old buildings. Had dinner at a Mexican restaurant and walked home. Our first night out for dinner. No wine but I had a large Margarita and so strong. Could only drink one.
Day 16. Wednesday 10 June 2015
Next morning we went up Pikes Peak by cog ...
... proved me wrong. The mountains were layered with the setting sunlight, and hazed by the light rainfall. It was truly beautiful. I couldn't capture a picture that did it justice, but I'll remember it forever. My mom later texted me that she remembers getting teary eyed over the beauty of the same mountains. She was only 18 and they were the first real mountains she had ever seen. Apparently, it made her bust out some John Denver songs. (Sorry ...
... school. I remember singing the song and knowing about Pike’s Peak when I was only in fourth grade in Yonkers, New York.
Pike’s Peak is only one of Colorado’s 54 “fourteeners”, the 14,000 foot peaks in the state. But also it is also the most accessible for visitors. Pike’s is one of two fourteeners with a paved access road to the summit, and one that’s open for much of the year ...