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... thing that I had ever seen. After snapping some pictures and taking it all in we headed up the trail a little more to the ghost town of Crystal. There is actually one person who lives up there and he runs a small gift shop. While there I ran into one of those professional jeep tours. I decided to jump in front of him on the trail back so that someone would find the bodies if we rolled off a cliff or something. OK ...
... told him to walk down the trail around the corner and all our questions would be answered. He was right, it was spectacular.
Driving through Colorado was amazing, the mountains are beautiful. Once again, we weren't on the interstate often, so I think we got to see a lot more. I'd only been to Colorado Springs a couple of times and Denver once, so this was all entirely new to me. We stayed in Glenwood Springs, Colorado Sunday night.
... Gothic is a biological research laboratory in the Elk Mountains. Gothic was a neat town. Lots of research buildings and cabins. One store which sold ice cream and snacks.
To get to Gothic requires a 4WD vehicle as it was a dirt road for about 15 miles. With the recent rain, it was quite muddy. But the RAM was up to the task. We learned that another mile up the road we would find a trail that lead ...
... and learned from John's music. When I had a family, we listened to his music throughout the kid's childhood. I had the pleasure of attending three of his concerts. His music has shaped my views of the environment. His music has also described places that drove me to visit them in person and enjoy the beauty he described. Most notably the beauty of Alaska and Colorado. For me, John Denver's music has shaped my life. He ...
"It's a long way from L.A. to Denver. It's a long time to hang in the sky.
It's a long way home to Starwood in Aspen, my sweet Rocky Mountain paradise.
Oh, my sweet Rocky Mountain paradise."
John Denver 1971 (Starwood was his home in Aspen)
Chilly overnight but woke to brilliant sunny morning with hot air balloons over the snow capped mountains. Drove from the camp along the river valley. Spotted bison and pronghorn. Arrived ...