The Victor Hotel
Travel Blogs from Victor
... continued on our way towards Telluride and after a shortstop in Gunnison (such a cool town) we arrived at smugglers for dinner around 7:00pm. As always, the drive from Montrose to telluride was beautiful. Large mountain peaks and beautiful landscape took your breath away. My favorite part of the trip for sure. Mom, dad, and our friends Teresa and Bill were at dinner and returned just as we unpacked our bags and got settled. We had arrived and looked forward to a fun ...
... the night before while walking down 15th street, I once again was surprised at the number of people clustered together with their bags, carts, blankets and clothing on the street. They formed small communities and if you sat back and watched them, you could hear them chatting about politics, the weather, or joking with one another. The area of 15th street is blocked off for car traffic and is vibrant even in the heat of the ...
... the marvel of the day” was dug under the mountain to
carry part of the Gunnison River out into the Uncompahgre Valley.
From the river back up to the top the same way we got down, less the
Two more nights in the town of Gunnison
at The Tall Texan RV Park. We spent the next day walking the streets of
... lived here more than 12 months for “sustenance” fishing. They use up to a 6 ft diameter net to scoop up a daily limit of 25 fish. We saw these nets for sale in the Anchorage Costco.
***The town of Chicken, Alaska got its name because the miners couldn’t agree on how to spell “ptarmigan.”
***Dislikes: ATV’s, everyone has one and they race up and ...
... the Chief. He was presented with some gifts from the students and then he made his commencement address. He is an excellent speaker. He had a lot of good thoughts to share with the class of 2012. The crowd clapped enumerable times during his speech and gave him standing ovations before and after he came to the podium and gave his speech.
The graduates received their diplomas as and walked across the stage to be given a salute and hand shake from their Commander-in-Chief who ...