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... which looked interesting. After reading the menu we couldn’t leave. It’s no use trying to tell you what we had, my description would be inadequate. We all opted for the three-course meal. We dined on the patio under a canopy large enough for three tables and an outdoor heater. Others joined us under the tent as the sun set and we got to watch the goings-on of Telluride while ...
... lead us up this tricksy, crumbly, pass. We passed an older fellow on an ATV who had nothing to say but "Oooooo..It get's a little steep up ahead" (We met him the next day and his name is Jim). After all the heaving and tipping up the washed-out switchbacks, we made it thru Hurricane Pass to California Pass overlooking Lake Como.
The origins of Lake Como (According to Me): God laughed so hard that he cried, and those tears slid down a mermaid's tail, ...
... I do not know, but we did! We sampled locally made chocolate and cakes, honey and other foods; went to an "authentic" Irish pub (where their "oral delights" and "spicy leprechaun balls" were...interesting?) which served fish and chips...pub food in 'Murcia! After that we spent an hour and a half in a photo shop doing a Wild West themed photo shoot. At first the photographer wasn't really all that into it, but we soon got her ...
... they now just looked like small trickles. We could see the Million Dollar Highway winding through the valley as well. The road climbed up to over 12,100 feet! Here we were driving across an open meadow area, above treeline, with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains! Up here, there were lots of different types of wildflowers. They were a lot smaller than the flowers we had seen at lower elevations, but looking closely, they ...
... of those froo-froo Starbucks drinks and ourselves a bottle of wine to soak in the hot tub back at the cabin. There are definitely worse ways to spend an afternoon/evening though the rain clouds have even followed us out to Hesperus so the soak will be short.
Lessons learned today:
1) I am a flatlander. As beautiful as the San Juan Skyway is, I cannot ever imagine speeding along the way so many of the cars did. Sweaty ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed