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Colorado is definitely a State of two halves - coming in from the west, it is classic mountain and alpine topography with superb vistas and it makes for a very enjoyable drive indeed. Once you cross the city to the east side, it becomes flatland and stays that way, right onto the Midwest! We drove through hours of flat nothingness - a huge contrast …
... the actual live Wild West Show entailed.
After our Fort Cody visit, we went to the Buffalo Bill Historical Park where I learned several facts about William Frederick Cody that go far and beyond the spectacle of his Wild West Traveling Entourage.
The "Park" is actually his home where he and his wife, Louisa, raised their children. ...
... fun. We needed lunch but there wasn't great picnic spaces, we drove around and daddy ended up just driving out of the park, mother not thrilled lol! We were watching a close storm that seemed to be just far enough away for us to stay dry. We ended up at a rest area close to Cheyenne, ate a picnic lunch the using up a lot of our cooler food. On the road for a long stretch about 4 hours! Children were good, but we ...
... date. The combination of the Canyon's and Rocky Mts. is hard to beat- as I transitioned from the Rockies to the Eastern CO. & NE plains it was sort of like leaving the party where all the hot chicks were - and going to the party where there were just dudes! Can you say "Boring" !! ( I know my wife is going to give me grief about using that analogy but it is honestly what I was thinking about the contrast) :) In the end I decided ...
... giant arch over the freeway. What was that? It was then that I decided that this is a big country and I needed to spend time exploring it. Thus was born these road trips. Today we were able to investigate that arch. I do not know what I was expecting but what we found was way different. As we entered we were greeted by Crazy Meek a beaver trapper from circa 1880. He introduced us to the basic protocol to see the exhibits. It was fun switching ...
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