Great Western Sumac Lodge
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... RV, and cleaned our hands with Goo-Gone and several washings with hot soapy water. We walked back out and found that, we could harvest a lot of nuts on the ground without the resulting pitch.
Now we have to figure out the best way to crack open the nuts to get the little edible seeds out.
We awoke to beautiful alpenglow on the hight 14,000+ foot peaks in front of us. now heading south.
It’s been a Sabbath of sorts for us today, and I think we need it, especially David. I wonder how many kms he has driven in the past ten days?
We worshipped at a Lutheran Church in Pagosa Springs, where we were greeted warmly by an active little congregation and preschool. A few supermarket supplies later, we were on our way up into the Rocky Mountains.
The first pass was pretty spectacular: Wolf Creek Pass reaches 3311 metres ...
... better to stay somewhere
with hook ups. This is because we wanted to visit some hot springs in town and
didn’t want to leave the dogs in the camper while it was hot out. If we hooked
into some electricity they could stay cool while we left them unattended for a couple
of hours. Yeah, we gots air conditioning, yo! The RV park we stayed at seemed
to be a favourite for (old) people who wanted to live in an RV park. They had
... a hitch hiker approached me and started reciting some kind of demented poem about blood running down a woman's skin. He shopped inside and suddenly yelled his frustrations of not locating the cheese in the dairy section. He saw that he had my gaze and directed the cheese rant at me. We were loading up our bikes and Cheese Man came out and continued his blood poem and cheese rant. Amazingly, Kirsty just started taking to him about how hard it was to ...
Surplus gear has been jettisoned and the trip has started. We are in Buena Vista which is packed with super fit men and women who are about to start the TransRockies Race - a marathon distance run on 6 consecutive days. Probably hard to imagine but in our professional looking kit we were directed to the sign in area incorrectly. This certainly made Tim happy and we are off to celebrate with a burger and a bottle of red wine. Fit ...