Silver Saddle Motel
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... history interests we visited the Manitou cave dwellings which gave us an insightful look into how some of Americas natives managed to survive in the harshness of Colorado's arid landscape. A final freezing nights sleep pushed us to book a nice room in Aspen and ignore the 'desire' to camp in a known snow location. At this elevation I think the tent camping will be taking a back burner for a while. Enjoy the pictures, we enjoyed taking them! ...
After our too brief trip to The Garden of the Gods, we grabbed a couple sweatshirts and headed to Cave of the Winds. This was approximately a 20 minute drive from the Dillon. As we began our ascent to the top of the mountain, the signs warned us to stay in low gear. LD was driving and was kinda like, "Oh, that's what's that gear is for!" Steep doesn't even begin to describe that drive!
We had booked their Lantern Tour that started at ...
... mountain goats and a moose on the road, they did not want to share so I waited until they moved away. Antelope, deer and elk could be seen at a distance. The trees at this altitude have already started to change colors. I spent the night in Gunnison, CO.
13 Sept There was frost on the car this morning and snow on ...
... 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.
... with unique art galleries, one of a kind gift shops and trading posts with handcrafted Native American treasures." (http://manitousprings.org/) which partly explains why we like it so much although I think that they are over-egging it a bit. We enjoy being there for the real sense of community, the incredibly friendly people and a definite sense of quirkiness; where else has an annual Coffin Race, a Fruitcake Toss and a Mumbo Jumbo ...