Days Inn Garden Of The Gods
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... every turn off and every interpretive sign and overlook along the way. Like Utah, this geology inspires wonder. It's hard to wrap my brain around the scale - both time and size - of the events that shaped this beauty.
At the Visitor's Center four miles from the park exit, Bob hopped on his bike and coasted the rest of the way down. I only beat him in the car by about 45 seconds. He arrived so gleeful about his experience that he insisted that I do ...
... coincidence but for some reason the 2 States were smoking pot is legal :-).
In the past weeks we had a Dutch colleague here for a week and an American from the East coast for two weeks. They both stayed each 1 week in my apartment.
My Dutch colleague and myself had the luck we could go and watch a WWE-event. This is an American thing...we laughed so hard with it!
It has been really cold some days, ...
... go check out the park before supper. We drove just a few miles to the Visitor's Center where we got a map of the park and some pointers on what to do. We decided to just drive through the park tonight and walk some of the trails in the morning. It is an amazing set of red rocks which are tilted perpendicular to the ground. It was close to dusk but most of the pictures I took came out anyway. We got out at Balance Rock in order to see it more closely. ...
... of snow to the top of one of only two drive-able "fourteeners" (mountains >14,000 feet). A little queasy and legs quivering due to the altitude, we stumbled around while Tucker darted through the mud and made many tourist friends.
... back fond memories of my many visits when I was young.
In the courtyard I was able to photograph the mural by Frank Mechau, Wild Horses. To the best of my knowledge that mural has been in place since 1936.
In the main foyer is another Dale Chihuly chandelier. It was made in 2004 of 842 separate glass parts. The chandelier weighs an impressive 2,200 pounds. It certainly does not look like it should weigh that ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDays Inn Garden Of The Gods Colorado Springs
This was a good hotel. It is very clean with updated rooms and well worth the price we paid. The pool was closed due to renovation so we got a deal.
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