Mountain Peaks Motel
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... will be a happy man. It was really great to catch up with everyone today. We smoked a variety of meats on our new Weber smoker including my signature ribs. We had a great time and we look forward to spending more time here in the future. Once retired, I can see us spending summers here in the RV.
This paragraph is for my good friend Darren who was disappointed that I did not have a story of misadventure yet. So, we love our new RV. It has ...
... turns out a cyclist had gone off the road and hurt himself pretty badly. When we arrived the MedFlight helicopter was just taking off. The pass was interesting because most of the drive was on dirt. The RAM did very well - that what it is made for. We also traveled along Taylor Reservoir - one of many huge lakes in Colorado.
We look forward to visiting Randy and Dori again in the future. They live in a beautiful area.
Chuck and Sheila ...
... too soon and is sorely missed.
After walking through the sanctuary, Sheila and I headed back downtown to look at the shops - we didn't buy anything - all the stores were pretty high classed. Before leaving Aspen, we drove to the Ashcroft Ghost Town. In its heyday, this town was bigger than Aspen. Now it is a series of log cabin buildings. You can only imagine what life was in the town.
We headed ...
... Heart of the Rockies", settled in 1880. Had coffee at a local cafe, all bib and braces overalls and big hats. Sampled peach pie- yum!
Drove through Buena Vista then past Mt Princeton, 14,000 feet. Travelled along the Arkansas River then up Independence Pass (named by prospectors who defied the local law) from Twin Lakes to the top at 3703 metres. Thick snow everywhere. Glad we had boots and anoraks. Climbed the last 5 metres for ...
... bacon and avocado on it and was to die for. As we drank
and ate, we looked around at everyone sitting around us or walking the main
street. Hipsters! The lot of them. We were seeing a common theme in the general
look of the townspeople. I swear, if we come back to Colorado, Sean will have
his beard grown out and we’ll both wear trucker hats and flannel shirts! People
will want to know us. After dinner we drove up to the hot ...