Pikes Peak Resort
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... turn bright yellow, Pink Granite and snow at the top. That altitude does really affect us who are more comfortable at sea level. I was pretty dizzy and a little nauseous. They told us to keep sipping water to help with the altitude sickness, so we both drank a bottle of water and assume it helped. What a great day to ride the cog railway. Beautiful views from 14110 feet above sea level! See pictures Home to do a little laundry and prepare for our next adventure towards ...
... out towards Manitou Springs on foot. The rough neighborhood here is deceiving. It's so green and beautiful. Maybe it was the signs for extended stay motels that gave it away, or the fact that I got cat-called 7 times within 2 hours. One guy was upset that I was on the phone checking bus times when he had cat-called, and became furious and started yelling into the sky. It was really bizarre. I got sprinkled on as I made my way up the ...
... was then able to find a separate route off the highway that ended up being longer than originally planned but got us in safely. We were pretty delirious by the end of it. It was also hot, we were slightly dehydrated and we were a little loopy. "Team Resilient" as we called ourselves were most pleased to make it to that church. We then took ice cold hose showers and feasted on the provided taco ...
... large herd of giraffes. I have experience feeding giraffes, and while it is entertaining, they slobber all over you. Paying $17.50 to hike up steep hills ["mountain zoo" is not merely quaint; it's literal] in 95 degree heat did not have much appeal.)
When the ticket line opened, it turned out that there were cancellations and we got tickets on the Cog Railway for 10:40. This had the significant advantage of avoiding ...