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We had a fantastic few days in Colorado Springs. On our first full day there we took a tour of the Cave of the Winds. This supposedly haunted cave was opened in the late 1800s and the tours used to take up to 9 hours and with only two areas where you could stand! Today it has been opened up and had concrete floors and lighting added. Our tour guide …
... were groggy and not too keen on getting up at 6:15, but we wanted a 7:00 a.m. departure, so we had to roust them.
The toughest part is always saying good-bye to Rally, but we have a great dog/hamster/house sitter, so we're feeling good. We’ll miss her like crazy, of course, but she’s in good hands. Rally seemed non-plussed by the whole event, laying on the comfy master bed between the pillows as we made our good-byes.
Holy smokes the bucket list is severely diminished today! A 5:00am start today. (Not a typo) Off to Boulder to experience my first hot air balloon ride. Started off with coffee and pastries then the balloons were inflated. First the balloon was rolled out and the the basket attached. Chip lent assistance holding the balloon open while it was inflated with cool air. Next the burners were engaged and the balloon became upright. Pauline ...
... continued to develop. We sold the Hi-Lo because of a potential layoff. We missed camping, and found an inexpensive Excel travel trailer. We enjoyed this camper for several years but it had many flaws, so we sold it and started looking for a 5th wheel.
We bought a 34 ft. Terry 5th wheel, which we completely redecorated. We loved ...
... it was to comment that it had been rather chilly in the night, though neither of us had cared enough to investigate. Turned out that someone, presumably the made, had turned the air conditioning down to 60 degrees and left the fan on "On" rather than auto. Good grief. Not the top of Pike's Peak, but still.....
Today we're off for three days in Rocky Mountain National Park, one of my favorite places on earth.
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