Valli-Hi Motor Hotel
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... It was great to finish my trip surrounded by family and friends. Now I just needed the Rockies to win so the home team record would not be a losing one. It didn't take long for them to establish a lead as Blackmon hit a lead off home run followed two batters later by a Tulowitzki laser over the fence. The Padres tied it at 3 apiece in the top of the 5th inning. I was really wishing against extra innings for my final game and ...
So I made it to 6am... and Ive given up trying to sleep.
Hungry now. Hunting pancakes for breakfast is next on the list after a good shower (now that my lotions and potions have turned up) as my body seems to think that it is acceptable to be morning now.
Dad has decided that he isnt getting out of bed until 7 so Im going to capitalise on one less person clogging the bathroom.
A quick check of the weather forecasts seems ...
... including one of each of the American presidents. The building itself has a cupola covered in gold and on the steps outside there is a mark indicating the 5,270 feet level (hence the 'Mile High City' tag).
We finished with a tour of downtown Denver but we also had a stop at the Denver Broncos football stadium which is quite impressive. It was also interesting to see the distant mountains from where we had looked down on Denver City from our train as we arrived last ...
At around 3 in the afternoon we arrived in Denver to sunny skies. After waiting in the back of plane for everyone to get off, Liam and I got to carrie our one little red camelback off the plane. The smiling face of Grandpa greeted us as we turned to corner to walk into Denver Airport. At once Liam and I made eye contact almost mind reading each other. We both knew that he would mention Liam's longgggg hair. It took about five ...
... of Denver where you can view around 270 rescued lions, tigers, bears, wolves and other large carnivores from a mile long walkway above their enclosures. It was bitterly cold, especially when the wind got up, but we enjoyed ourselves and saw quite a lot of the animals. Hopefully we made it worthwhile for the staff too as we were quite possibly their only visitors that day.
We drove into downtown Denver for lunch and saw a few ...
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