Garden of the Gods Motel
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After two days playing with 2 1/2 year old Clara Jane, we need a day off to recharge our batteries. It is rainier than usual here and cooler as well. Will be staying until the weather east of here is more stable. Did see this scrawny yearling bear in the back yard. Also saw some deer but they were too fast to take a ...
... why? Were they wind break, or boundary lines? Don't know. The gently rolling hills and big blue skies reminded us a lot of Nebraska. Makes sense since it’s a neighboring state.
Josie picked up a cool owl stuffed animal (hey, she needed a cuddly to sleep with tonight) so Mac and Jo were busy making a video with the owl.
Continuing on, we finally made our way out of Kansas, which wasn't as boring as we thought it would be, and ...
After leaving the Rocky Mountain National park we travelled towards Boulder, then Denver (shucks, no sighting of Peyton.... he must be at practice), to our destination for the night, Colorado Springs. We are staying at a gorgeous, grand hotel, the Antlers Hilton, on this New Year's Eve. This hotel was built more than 100 years ago, but has been meticulously ...
... views went on forever. The weather was marginal so the drive went through the clouds at times. Once on top they ate classic Pikes Peak donuts and walked around on the rocks trying to take in how high up it was. The drive down was slow especially stopping for pictures. The gate to park closed at 8pm. They drove out at 7:58pm.
Greek Food was on the menu for dinner at a place in Old Colorado City. Very tasty. Alicia especially liked the Pastitsio. ...
... but it was over 90 minutes long and didn't work into our schedule. Maybe next time!
Finally it was time for our tour and we met our tour guide who had tons of personality. Our tour group was about 15 people total from different parts of the country. Interestingly no one was from Colorado.
The cave tour was in one word--fantastic. It was much better than I expected. We were given about an hour tour and got a lot ...