Travel Blogs from Crested Butte
... when we arrived. A cute dog kept following us around while we unpacked out bikes. A great end to a wonderful day. We only rode 400 km today, because we took our time and stopped a few times for sight seeing. We plan to go to the Arches in Utah tomorrow before heading down south to Buckeye, Arizona. I just posted some pics for yesterday and today. I may try to post a video layer from my helmet ...
Once ensconced in our space in Basalt, we visited Larry and Kathy at their newly-rebuilt hotel in Aspen which was, in Kathy's words, "Just darling!" Chris, the on-site manager, suggested Happy Bowl for supper and we all found it some of the best Thai curry we ever ate. On the walk back we toured the Jerome Hotel which is a very old example of fine hoteliery from Colorado’s pioneer days. Startlingly fine appointment await at every ...
... Kate's cabin
Went to Gunnison, CO yesterday and saw the most amazing double rainbows
... of Independence Pass. Note the top is above the tree line which is about 11,000 feet and is considered tundra. The views from there are amazing, but we are not on the highest peak in the area. There are some around us that reach 14,000 feet. We went back down the way we came, because we had been on the other side of Independence Pass about 2 weeks ago. No pics on the way back since I was on the inside all the ...
... then decided to entertain us all by getting lost in translation, asking us questions like "have you ever eaten fingers?" The night ended perfectly as we gazed up at the sky and watched meteorites shoot above our heads.
Still, we were in for a reality check when we got into our tents: the night was so incredibly cold, nobody managed to sleep for more than an hour or two. Not only had I come totally unprepared for a cold night ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center