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... in the valley of high-peaked mountains, and is only accessible by two winding roads. Cripple Creek is a one main street town, with lots of western flavor, like the Jail Museum. The only gas station was a combined grocery store / gas station / and Ace Hardware store that was upstairs over the grocery store -- pure American charm!
... motorhome down this road. Keep that in mind as you look at the pictures and realize if he met anyone what problems it is going to create. Enough about him.
The road is about 23 miles, mostly quite good, and rises about 4000 feet over that mileage. As you can imagine it is not steep at any point, but the pictures at the top will show how high we went. The ...
Said I wasn't going to post but Lynn went to all the work of taking these pictures as we traveled our long journey of 42 miles from Howard to Canon City. If you're tired of looking at beautiful rocks then skip this post. I re-emphasize that you can not comprehend how beautiful this scenery is from the pictures. I look at the pictures and think, well, we really ...
... and most of the park was closed off so we couldn't get in for a close view. We ate our lunch and decided to head out to our next destination.
This morning my old Nikon bit the dust. We had been babying it for the last few days and had hoped that it would make it until we got home. Sadly it died just before the zip line experience. Ray has been interested in buying a computer while he was in the States so we decided to head back to ...
... We drove 11 miles up the road to a little ghost town called St Elmo. St Elmo was a bustling mining town in the late 1800's now they boast a permanent year round population of 2. The Buena Vista Historical Society has done a nice job of maintaining the town and there is one building that serves as a gift shop and snack bar.
Immediately after pulling into town we found a spot near the old jail to enjoy our usual picnic lunch. After lunch ...
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