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... s castle home in Colorado Springs. It was a fun get together.
Wednesday, Sept. 18th, was the day to have some minor repairs on our tow at the Subaru dealer. Friend Bill Morr, cousin, Bill Baum & Kate joined us for a sushi dinner downtown.
Thursday Sept. 19th, was spent reprovisioning our motorhome at all the wonderful store options that we hadn't seen in our travels since leaving California.
Kansas is our next stop.
... and the whole time I was at the end of the line, I felt really creeped out! You were creeped out? Try being at the end when something growls behind you! And about that growl, Oscar's dad had said that he had heard of that happening before.
Let's not forget someone dared us to turn the lights off, and when asked why us, he added, "because you guys are the trouble makers!" HMMM never have been a trouble maker until I hung out with a TEACHER!! ...
This morning we get up early and drive over to Manitou Springs to ride the cog train to the top of Pikes Peak. We take the first train out that morning, but still the train is full. We do luck out and are seated on the 3 person side with an empty seat between us and in front of us. Since you sit facing each other, this gave us some extra leg room. It is a 90 minute train ride one way. It is a beautiful ride up even though we are riding backwards. The ...
... a number of Ferraris and a couple of other exotic sports cars I didn’t recognize.
Autobahn – In keeping with the car topic, we spent a little time on the autobahn which Dad and I enjoyed but Kim did not care for. The fastest I drove was just over 160 km/hr which is right at 100 mph. But we spent most of our time in the right lane because cars were still passing us at 20 – 30 mph faster than our speed.
... and we got a huge cabin with two bedrooms for $65 for the night, and it is really nice.
Oh i nearly forgot, it is our wedding anniversary today, we have been married for 32 years.
And you will be pleased to hear i have had my crown cemented back into place, that cost me $57, i thought it was going to be more.
Tomorrow we have the rest of the drive across the Rockies, our destination is Arizona and the grand canyon. Hope to be there for sunset.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPikes Peak Inn Manitou Springs
This was our third stay here and it gets better each time. We stayed in the first floor suite with a patio/balcony overlooking the river. Friendly, clean, welcoming, warm, comfortable and very good value for money. What more can anyone want; oh, yes, it is in Manitou Springs which is such a friendly, attractive place to stay.
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