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... and other farms throughout Colorado.
Soon it was time to get to the Peach Festival, which promised to be filled with all sorts of small-town America fun! We joined the crowd lined up to taste fresh, juicy peaches and ice cream while the local band warmed up for dancing in the street! The Peach Princess and her court of Ambassadors arrived in Disney-worthy princess finery and were presented to the very appreciative audience.
... while our feet barely fit on the ledge.
At one point, we came to a fork in the trail. I chose the left fork. We quickly found out the right fork would have been a much saner choice. I truly think we were both afraid because of the steep pitch of the slope upon which we found ourselves. At that point, the knife-edge trail seemed as wide as a wheat field in Kansas. It took us 30 or 40 minutes to make it back to the trail. When we ...
... at Crater Peak. The top of the Grand Mesa is a layer of basalt poured by lava about 10 million years ago. We ride CO-65 to and through the Grand Mesa. It’s also known as the Grand Mesa Scenic and Historic Byway. The road climbs to more than 10,000 feet, and passes by the Powderhorn Ski Resort. Just past Powderhorn are dozens of small mountain lakes that offer trout fishing, hiking, canoeing and other mountain ...
... It's roof leaked and it was muddy, so we had to go with plan C. The caterer for this meal was the Convention Center in Grande Junction, so we ended up at the Convention Center for supper. We were warm and dry but it just wasn't the same. Our meal consisted of cole slaw, macaroni salad, corn, roasted potatoes, and barbecued beef brisket. For dessert we had apple crisp with cinnamon whipped cream. We sat with Bonnie for supper and had a great ...
... we could see the two towers - the Venetian and Venezia - and the main part of the hotel/casino. A large banner of Phantom of the Opera was draped over the front of the building. Out in front of the hotel were large fountains with sculptures, but the most Venetian part of the surroundings were the gondolas in the river wrapping around the hotel.