Buena Vista Super 8 Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Buena Vista
... for our evening stroll, we happened onto a few pinyon pines near the road/trail. Upon closer exploration, we discovered the pine cones were just now releasing the pinyon seeds in which are the pine nuts we all buy in the grocery store. We began to try to harvest them from the cones, quickly filling our hands with the seeds as well as the accompanying sticky pitch. After gathering a bunch of seeds, we walked back ...
... our GPS. The valleys were dotted with log cabins and chalets and the mountains were covered in fir trees and autumnal aspens. The latter really do appear to shimmer, as their small golden leaves
quiver with even the slightest breeze. Soon after, we reached a high, dry plateau surrounded by mountains but without many trees and with poor-looking soil. It wasn’t what I had imagined, and it lasted until we gently crossed another highish pass ...
... the San Juan Mountains, because the rest of the road was still fun, but more of the typical mountain road we are used to. It did drop further from Silverton and passed through a mining ghost town that looks like it will be preserved. Further along, we passed through Ouray which evidently has hot springs. There is a huge pool in the center of town with a water park around it that appears to be fed from the hot spring. It looked like great ...
... mile week long race through Colorado. Most of the race is at elevations of 9000 to 11000 feet and some even higher. Todays leg came from Aspen thru Twin Lakes down to Buena Vista and then back up another range to Breckinridge. I'm guessing well over 100 miles of hills. We have trouble just walking and breathing in this elevation so you can imagine the shape the cyclists are in. I have a couple of pictures...remember ...
... up, decided to forego the hot beverages and just nosh a bar on the way, and hit the road.
In Gunnison, McDonald's was our target, as they have a) breakfast and b) wi-fi. I had some travel arrangements to make for my clients, before we went off-grid again. After a McMuffin, we were ready to see what the town's celebration was all about.
They had a small block barricaded, with a jumbotron playing the action, and several vendors lined up. We picked up a Queen ...