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Trip was great with more spectacular Colorado scenery. We were in best car with open sides and glass top allowing us the most magnificent views. Followed Animas River for most of trip. Lot of canyons and a deep gorge. Got a lot of pictures on the way up to Silverton and then relaxed and enjoyed our second look at the scenery on way back.
Had a very circuitous trip today. All on state roads. South from Moab for 20 miles and then due east back to Colorado thru Placerville to Telluride, a very picturesque small town where we had lunch on an outdoor deck at a very quaint place. Walked around town for a while and Kathy got picture of me standing in front of the first bank that Butch …
We drove to Durango where we had a nice hotel and in the morning a nice breakfast outside on a terrace.
All Aboard! The Durango & Silverton train leaves shortly. The narrow gauge wasn't known for speed but rather that it could be built and go where others couldn't. In this case along a narrow trail cut out of the side of the mountain and along a narrow shelf at the bottom of the gorge. The D&S started operating in the 1880s and has run continuously ever since. The original purpose was to bring mining ...
... at 11 am with jean shorts and a T-shirt and a look on his face that suggested he’d been bar-hopping the night before, so it was decided an introduction between Holly and Easy might be better left for another day.
Then, once again to the golf course, where Ronnie was dropped off….this time to actually pay them money and play on their course. And once again, being conveniently paired up with really nice guys.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking