El Colorado Lodge
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In cabin here for 4 nights
We decided to check out Manitou Springs, CO on the suggestion of Ruby Tuesday manager TJ. He told us about the neat town with the working penny arcade that still had penny machines in operation. The town has 8 natural carbonated water springs that all taste different. We tasted water from three or four of the springs. The water filtered through …
... way. When they got back they said the creek was really high and running really fast.
It has been a great first time tour. We highly recommend any tour with Mark Warther. Just go to the website for the Warther Museum and check them out. We are considering doing the Southwest Tour and he is putting together a Shakespeare Tour in England that sounds interesting. So tomorrow we are up at 6:45 and leave for the airport at 7:45.
... Our drive took us past an army base, through canyons and up the majestic mountains. We drove past Monarch ski resort which was small and near the top of the continental divide. The weather was perfect for a Sunday afternoon drive. We reached the BlueMesa Reservoir which is a very large body of water connected by fingers of streams and rivers. We love this place and are fascinated by the fact that this is the only body of water for miles. Much different ...
... great choice of drinks and snacks, a laid-back atmosphere. It is run by the Twelve Tribes community (http://directory.ic.org/20287/Twelve_T ribes_Community_in_Manitou_Springs_CO/i mages/785) and there is material around relating to their religion but it isn't forced on you in any way. Gary and I discussed as we often do why it is that these communities seem to feel that they have to dress as ...
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Govt shutdown = no camping
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