Westward Ho Motel
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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 ...
Comfort break Decided The best option for tonight is to visit Garden of the Gods again, then go for a meal and drinks. I now have 'van legs' - when I sit still everything seems to be moving around me! We went to Garden of the Gods - some pretty impressive rock structures. We had a quick walk around but it was cold ...
... were all in the van yelling coooooey and chanting Aussie, Aussie, Aussie….Oi, Oi, Oi. When a guy named Chainsaw thinks you're crazy, you are definitely doing it right!
We said goodbye to our guides and purchased the zip drive with the pictures Brandon took of us and headed out to find a good place for our picnic lunch. The Royal Gorge is nearby and we were hoping to go there and see the bridge. Unfortunately there was a large fire ...
... banks and beaches for sport; mosquitoes; nonstop daylight.
***Likes: awesome mountains views, flowers, rivers and waterfalls, glaciers, wildlife, small towns, friendly people and halibut fish & chips.
***Favorites: Glacier Bay National Park, Denali National Park and the flightseeing tour out of Talkeetna, Grand Teton National Park
***Missed opportunities: Not ...
... you can no longer overlook anything. Of the remaining three, no sign (literally). The Visitor's Center is the most namby pamby visitor's center I ever saw: you can go in and get a map (which we already had), on which no one will draw a yellow line, apparently. There must have been six people sitting behind the desk; not one showed any interest in us. There is, however, a HUGE gift shop. (We did not partake.)
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