TownePlace Suites Colorado Springs South
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... it was the highest peak in the Rockies, but it is only one of 54 mountains that rise above 14,000 feet.
We all got lightheaded and a little bit of a headache while at the summit. They said that the oxygen level up there is 50% less than at the bottom. We felt it for sure.
Not all of us enjoyed the ride up the mountain with all of the turns and twists, especially since there weren’t any guardrails. Some of us ...
... with lots of free Children's activities. We spent a hour there and some time in their huge book stores.
The family voted for lunch a Chic-fil-A and it was very good.
From there we headed over to Garden of the Gods. It is wonderful place by the moutains in an area with several short and long hiking trails. We loaded Reed up in a Back-pack and spent an hour or so hiking around ...
... their piercing whistle which alerts others of danger. They are also known as whistling marmots. One of these little guys even came up to our train while we were stopped waiting for a train going down the hill to pass. I am positive he was posing for pictures.
The last 3 miles are all above timberline. To the east stretch the Great Plains out beyond the border of Colorado and Kansas. To the south, the Sangre de Christo (Blood of Christ) Range ...
Setting off soon after breakfast, we followed the interstate north and west towards Colorado. Our route took us through some fairly barren landscape with the iconic oil pumps dotted around the scenery. Whilst being on route 287 we concluded this was definitely one of the lesser travelled roads with cars passing at intervals and populated towns sparse. Our next landmark was the famous city of Amarillo. Tony Christie was asking us to show him the way to this ...
We rose early, but not way early, to make the drive back up to the Frankfurt Airport for our flight out. The drive was only slightly trafficky due to construction, but we still found the opportunity to hit 112 mph on the autobahn. Rental car return was a breeze. It took us a while to navigate through check in, immigration, and security, so that we didn't end up going to a lounge, which is okay, since ...