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... are very very glad we did it....thanks Sarah and Josh for the recommendation!!
Once we came back down, we were in Aspen and it was 1pm so we decided to have a late lunch. Whilst driving around to find parking, Darren glimpsed down a street and saw a bear!! I guess it's not too uncommon to have bears around but by the time we could turn around safely, it was long gone.
... of plan of silly add-ups on the route and the intolerance of being on speeding routes.
So Theo left few days ago and I try to pile up some energy for the month to come. I will pick my friend Sandy in Chicago and we will go north to Canada before I will stay few days in Montreal to see my friend Wendy and her lovely boys. From them heading back to New York after few hours in Providence.
The one ...
Aspen reminded me a bit of Banff, cute little ski/snowboard town with lots of hikes in the summer.
Unfortunately, I did not realize how high up Aspen is (2400m above sea level) and once we started our hike at Maroon Bells, I felt quite dizzy and tired. Turns out I must have had some sort of altitude sickness at 3000m above sea level... That happened on our hike in Santa Fe as well.. well, now I know :)
I recovered quickly and finished the hike at least...
... enjoy the scenery, which is always special through this part of the country. We drove south through Provo and then turned east into the mountains where the topography is breathtaking…hills and mountains where dark evergreen bushes and trees adorn a landscape of multi-shades of green groundcover and where stone walls line the highway in striations of tan and pink and orange…as colorful as a fall ...
... Our neighbor said the low last night was 29°. Eat your heart out you Texans down there in your sauna! By 10:00 it was warm enough for a 30 mile (one way) motorcycle trip across Cottonwood Pass to Buena Vista. Half of the ride was like riding on a rub board the other side was great. Beautiful all the way. We even saw a moose. Having a great ...