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... us for the last hike.
We chose the hiking trails because we had been there before, and they fit our profile: challenging, but not likely to exceed our ablilty (or so we thought.) They are rated "easy." Maybe we were overly ambitious, however. We honestly struggled with both hikes.
I had a hard time with Alberta Falls, and I was angry that I couldn't get to the top of the falls. Between the ...
... by that little detail last time! Tomorrow: bug spray dousing commences.
Dinner at an excellent little Italian restaurant off the main street at which I've eaten every time I've been here, then off to bed, pending a long day tomorrow. We're heading to Bear Lake in the morning for one of the park's most pleasant and beautiful walks, then we'll take in some other sites before heading back into Denver (leaving LOTS of time to spare!) for the ballgame.
... am, so this was a stretch for us.
Estes Park is very touristy. Many, many ice cream, fudge, salt water taffy places which we did not go into because apparently we are traveling with the food Nazi. We did get food at a Walmart, fruit, yogurt, peanut butter and pitas. We also tried some local beer and wine. ...
We made it to Estes Park, Colorado in time for the annual parade. Armed with coffees and cinnamon buns we watched the many Rodeo Queens wave graciously to the onlookers. It was like any other small town Alberta parade, which was a nice feeling.
Rod was in need of a haircut and after trying to get in to one of the Main Street hairdressers, were advised to try the barber up the hill, behind the red door. The shop was only 8 feet wide and maybe ...
... a quote from John Denver's song Amazon:
"There is a river that runs from the mountains
That one river is all rivers, , all rivers are that one"
The weather has been cold, but fine, but a light sprinkling of rain had started. It has been the coldest day in months today, with 2.5cms of snow falling today. Despite that, there was no snow around when we arrived back this afternoon, it was a cold day – let us see what is in store for us ...