La Veta Inn
Travel Blogs from La Veta
... dunes rising from the valley
floor. This area of Colorado was formed millions of years ago through the interactions of tetanic plate movement, glaciers, and volcanic activity. The valley floor was at one time a large lake where sand washed in from the San Juan Mountains and larger gains and pebbles from the Sangre de Cristo Mountains collected. As the lake shrunk, the prevailing south-west winds blew the sand grains to pile up beneath the Sangre de Cristos ...
Wednesday May 21, 2014
This morning started out bright and sunny, but later it turned
a little cloudy, a perfect day for traveling.
We headed south on I-25 to Walsenburg and then west on US 160. This was a drive through beautiful mountains
Natalie's Home Neighborhood
This is where it all began. This is an actual photograph of her neighborhood. Her home is the square dwelling on the near front right. Her Uncle Larry's home is to the immediate left. In the background you can see her school house. Two story with white pillars in the front.
Needless to say ...
So where is Delagua, Co? It is in the county of Las Animas near the larger town of Trinidad and smaller town of Aguilar.
The Colorado County Map shows Las Animas in the southeastern part of the state. Trinidad is shown a bit to the west.
Hello my name is Nelda White and I would like to introduce my mother-in-law Natalie H. (Salazar) White. Natalie is shown here with her husband Gerald White and her son Patrick F. White. I will be telling Natalie's life story here in these blogs.
She was born in Delagua, Colorado where her father worked as a coal miner. The abandoned mining town is no longer on the ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Free parking