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Travel Blogs from Grand Lake
... the pace! I was worried that my camera and phone would get wet and ruined (not to mention me) but we made it back to the car before any serious rain started. By the time we made it back to Grand Lake it was pouring, so we stopped at Grand Lake Lodge, a historic lodge that sits on top of a hill and has a fantastic view of Grand Lake and Shadow Mountain Lake. We checked out the rustic lobby, got a cup of coffee in ...
While on the trail we saw a couple of popular alpine rodents, so I am going to write a little bit about them...
At first we saw a MARMOT sat on the rocks, basking in the sunshine! They are a type of squirrel and they spend their summer lounging around in the alpine meadows eating anything green! Winter is spent hibernating in short, simple burrows, which they dig among boulders with a grass-lined chamber at the end.
... be a completely different experience and I do want this time to be alone and grow myself. So, here I go!
So far my details are these:
$6000 in my bank account,
6 month tourist visa for Australia (can return multiple times within the year) $100
Nov 13th - 30+hr transit! Ahhhh!!!! layovers in San Fransisco and Auckland, NZ
... and Carrie – 14 years ago during one of our memorable RV trips. Of course, we were all much younger, thinner and in some ways healthier. Due to my difficulty breathing, we had to stop about every 10 minutes so I could catch my breath. But … we made it to our end destination – Emerald Lake.
In all we had 3 destinations – Nymph Lake, Dream Lake and Emerald Lake. I’m at a ...
... was when we reached the peak of the mountain. A herd of Elk including three Bull Elk were lying on the grass on either side of the road. There was easily 100 or more Elk. When you see such a surreal sight, you are tempted to forget these are wild animals. We both rushed out of the car to take pictures and video. When we got back in the car it dawned on us that coming face to face with these powerful animals may not have been the best idea.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking