Ute Trail Motel
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Day 22: Colorado River
Today we drove 304 hard, alpine miles from about Fruita to Hot Sulphur Springs, CO. The weather cooled with elevation from near 90 at Fruita to the low 60's tonight in the mountains. Around 7 pm we were hit hard again by the monsoon low with lightning, furious wind and rain and hail. This only lasted for a bit, but …
... in the alpine conditions high up in the mountains. We saw them at the Alpine Visitor centre and Rock Cut and just before it. The kids were fascinated and the animals were totally unfazed by the humans nearby. Apparently they hibernate for 8 months of the year and for the other 4 months they eat, sleep and sunbathe. Not a bad life. Their fur is really thick, fortunately, as it is really cold up high even though it's hot lower down. Despite ...
The famous Rocky's!! We arrived at 5pm expecting no chance of a camp spot at any one of the 4 campgrounds but WOW they all had vacancy! Our first night was at Timbercreek, only 20 of the 100 sites were taken. The next morning was freezing, our temp gage in our car read ICE!! We left our water bottles on the picnic table and they froze, even our chairs had frost on them. We met a really nice guy called Andy ...
... to get things right. Lets not go to war, lets just work on ourselves. A leader by example. The world is wild, North Korea, Iran, Russia, Afghanistan, Egypt, Burma, Congo, Somalia. You think about each countries individual issues, and you want to be in control of them as well, but you can't. You can only be in control of yourself. That comes down all the way to the individual. We need the individuals who are ...
Once at the top 12,000 feet, Trevor's head is pounding and he is miserable. Motrin and water are not helping so he sleeps down the mountain. We are on the other side going to Hot Sulphur Springs. The town hosts a natural hot spring. It was not what I expected although it was a relaxing pool ...
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I was so pleasantly surprised with the price and the comfortableness and the decor and the whole experience. This is a great place and what a motel should be.
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