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We've had a grandchild with us for the last couple days and we had great fun today. Let's see Elise walked with me this morning, then we went to the park and hiked a trail along the creek here in Green Mountain Falls. Great smells and I was tasked with leading ...
... road splits there,
one way to Telluride, the other to Ouray and across the Red Mtn. Pass
@ 11075' to Silverton. Both great day trips. Ouray might be our first choice after Silver City, NM.
From there to Black Canyon of the
Gunnison River National Park where we spent two nights. Another auto-tour
of the canyon, top to bottom with a bear, where a tunnel, over a mile
Today is the last day here. I will soon go to Wallmart and make some shopping. The prices in states are very good. Many products you consider expensive in EU can you get cheaper here.
As two exemples Lewis jeans costs around 40 $, Fine shirts are around 60 or 80 % cheaper here than in EU. Whatever you buy is a good idea to buy here.
... at midnight.
On the road at 9:30 anticipating an 8 hour drive home. The wind was relentless. It blew all the way until we crossed Raton Pass on the New Mexico border. I know that it gusted to 40-50 mpg at times. The sky was a beautiful blue the whole day to home. The horizon in the area north of Lubbock to Amarillo was filled with dust. I can see why they called this area the "dust bowl. A snow storm ...
... There was also a butterfly sculpture that was part of a city-wide exhibition of butterfly sculptures.
The building itself was actually finished in 1936. It is a classic example of art-deco architecture. It is now on the National Register of Historic Places.
This was the first full day of a new exhibit, 'Trace Elements: Light into Space' and 'Places Apart', installations by James Turrell and ...
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