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Passing through the San Juan mountains (still at 7500 ft.) we began to see high plains ranches. There are a lot of cattle raised here and they were irrigating hay ground again. We passed out of this area and into the desert, still at 7000 ft. with mountains all around. Fort Garland, one of the areas where Kit Carson worked as an army scout, was off to the South of the highway.
We saw a fog alert ...
... Farming? Hahaha. Pretend I speak a different language? Might be weird when I tell the waitress what I want to eat in fluent English. To prevent it from turning awkward really fast, I turned around and headed back to my room.
Heyyyy granola bar it is! Thank goodness for my stash of snacks or I'd starve.
What kind of scares me is the fact that the rooms don't lock from the outside - so if I leave ...
... a change in our original route. We got in just before 2pm....another nice room for the night by Jane using her points for a free night.
Our friends from Odyssey Kristal Kraft and Larry McGee were coming to see us before we left Colorado and said they would be here around 4:30pm.....They drove from LoneTree, CO 213 miles to come see us and take us to dinner, the dinner we did not expect, but Larry wouldn't hear of it any other way.....We went to Thai Spicy Basil it was really good ...
... On the far side of this little lake there were two large "groups" of big white birds with long necks. We thought they looked like swans, because of the length of their necks, but I guess they might have been Canadian snow geese. I'm not sure, but it was special to see them gathered there.
The arrival of the night left three camping spots filled, including us. So, we had a very quiet evening on the edge of the lake.
... MacGyver'd a fix out of rice krispie treats for glue and chewy bar wrappers and a seal over the hole in the tire (we had to replace the inner-tube of course). The rim was damaged and the rim strip was mangled and the tire of course has a huge hole in it now.
Tomorrow should be a lot like today, but with a few less miles to cover and a much greater chance of terrible weather. The forecast is calling for winds up to ...
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