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... were the perfect addition to our travel day!
There had been record breaking rains in Colorado and we were lucky not to have gotten into those, but we did see quite a bit of erosion and road damage as we came thru Ute Pass into Manitou Spirngs where we camped. The little creek behind our campsite was moving swiftly and no longer just a babbling brook.
Our Lake Powell companions organized a mini-reunion/picture sharing evening at ...
... places on this tour that are very narrow and very low, forcing you to stay single file and bent over or crouched. As we shuffled on, she suddenly gasped and grabbed me back. Her entire lantern wick had disappeared! One of the stories told was that wicks would sometimes be blown out - but never before had one completely disappeared!
I have to admit, I let her go in front of me so she would be surrounded by the light of the other ...
... juice, coffee, and tea in the fridge. Snacks in a basket on the kitchen counter. And all for $60 a night! Such cozy, intimate, and private accommodations! So after a nice nap, we headed to the historic area of Colorado Springs for dinner. I'm looking forward to clearer weather tomorrow, so we can really explore the area. Sorry, no pictures for today. It wasn't a picture taking kind of day. More tomorrow!
... but not pouring. However, since it had been raining so hard, when we crossed the street we had to go through some fairly high water that was coming from the streets higher on the hill. The bottom of Hillary's blue jeans were soaked. It did not impact me because I was wearing shorts and sandals.
Coming out of that store we found it was just sprinkling. Hillary and I went into another jewelry store and then a comic book ...
This trip was scheduled after Jan 1, 2012, meaning that we knew that we were expecting #2 in June and, because we are crazy, figured we might as well go for 1K again. Since our jobs don't provide unlimited vacation (contrary to popular opinion), we booked it as a long weekend. We chose Madrid entirely based upon cost. The retail price was $747, which is about as good as it gets to Europe out of Denver. ...
Other places to stay in Manitou Springs
215 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs | Motelfrom $68
481 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs | Motelfrom $96
- A good place to stay.
- Great place, large rooms
- Loved it
45 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs | 2 star motelfrom $115
229 Maitou Ave., Manitou Springs | 1 star motelfrom $39
134 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs | Motelfrom $54
626 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs | Motelfrom $79