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Colorado is pretty neat-stunning scenery, great up close wildlife ops and comfortable temperatures.
John Denver never mentioned the mossies tho', at times they queue up outside our (netted) windows!
On Tuesday we put on our glad rags and had coffee and a stroll through Vail-as you do!
On Wednesday Al drove up and down 3 passes: Vail, Loveland and Berhoud- all around 11,000 ft-hard work!
Most of our ...
... front of them again. I justified this with taking lots of pics with my iPhone and telling myself they would have these pictures later to substitute for real memories. We traveled in 3 states today; Missouri, Kansas and Colorado. In my opinion, everyone should drive across Kansas on I-70 at least once in their lives. It is so beautifully different from any where else I have ever been. Some may consider it boring, there are a lot of repetitive corn fields and farms but ...
... So she disappears to the back and all of a sudden out comes Gwen (who only a moment prior seemed convinced they had plenty of availability) now said they were strangely completely booked up all of a sudden! Large group. Hmmm. Really. Now I would also like to note that certainly regardless of why I didn’t respond to her whether I wanted the room or not she had the right to book the room to someone else and I certainly would have understood ...
... car door it wouldn't stay open long enough for me to get out. Then when I finally did get out, the wind caught a few of the old food wrappers I had in my car and blew them everywhere... I couldn't recover them, unfortunately. I felt bad about that. As a fan of national parks, the last thing I want to do is pollute.
Tomorrow I am going to the top of Pikes Peak... it's a scary but fun drive to the top. Wish me luck.
... as the official animal spotter of the trip. There were a few giant Bisons grazing in the plains which are impressive in size but look a little silly with their skinny hind legs. They carry all their weight in their front. In keeping with my tradition of eating every new animal I meet, I later ate a Bison burger in Boulder. Delicious.
Our next major stop was at lake Yellowstone. Surprisingly, most of the lake is still frozen ...