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Today we find ourselves in Breckenridge Colorado. We love this place so much. The first step out of the RV gets me every time. There is just something about the smells of an Alpine Forrest that immediately quiets the mind and soothes the soul. It simply stops me in my tracks. There is not better summertime weather anywhere than at high altitude in Colorado. Days are always in the mid 70's and the nights drops down for great sleeping temps. In addition ...
Sheila and I spent the night at the Peter's retirement home in Buena Vista, Colorado. Randy and Dori have a beautiful home on the golf course. Randy's house is similar to the design we plan on when we build in Kentucky. Sheila and I got some good ideas for our house.
When we arrived last night, we were greeted by three deer hanging out in Randy's yard. We had a good visit with Randy and Dori getting some advice on retirement life. Randy and I also talked a little ...
We headed to Aspen early in the morning. It was our attempt to see some wildlife. Well the scenery was beautiful but we didn't see any wildlife. We stopped off at a scenic overlook of the San Juan mountains. In addition to the mountains we also seen the large reservoir. No real roads to get to the lake, you have to do some off roading.
We arrived in Aspen at about 11am. We visited the John Denver Sanctuary. As a kid, ...
... snow views in a snowstorm - spectacular!!! This is the "Top of the Rockies", for Colorado anyway.
Then descended the other side, to Aspen. Elegant ski town, reminded us of Park City in Utah and Noosa in Qld. A guy we talked to told us the billionaires had pushed the millionaires out of Aspen!
After a walk around, drove up a beautiful red sandstone canyon to Ruedi Resevoir, outside Basalt. Lovely camp fire and great spot, so ...
... took the girls for a hike along Cottonwood Creek in order to wear
them out so they wouldn’t mind being left alone later. The hike was at around
9,500ft and we felt it. We could see the snowy summit of Mt Princeton from the
trailhead, and Sheep Mountain came into view through the aspens about a mile
in. Just gorgeous. The day was a hot one, so when we spotted a pond below the
trail, we let the girls take off towards the water. ...