Royal Gorge River Ranch
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... 600 feet. Sheesh. This will definitely take some getting used to. On the positive side, working out outside felt great, even at 80 degrees. With very little to no humidity, you don't break out in a sweat as soon as you walk outside. Love this ...
Day 14. Monday 8 June 2015
Left Trinidad and drove to Ludlow. We had been told of this town and its tragic events by a lady in a most wonderful gift shop/eatery in sleepy La Veta. She told us that it was one of the most shameful events in USA history.
In 1914, coalminers who were mostly European or Asian went on strike for more money, better conditions and safer work practices. They were poorly paid with scrip which could only be used in the company store. ...
... river bed. Work is underway to turn this into a theme park with zip lines, a bungee jump and other activities. YUK!
A narrow gauge train runs along the bottom of the canyon, offering another way to visit this area. We heard it approaching, but the bottom of the canyon was so dark, we couldn’t see the train itself.
Prisons are big business in Canon City. There’s even a prison museum in town. We skipped that, too, which is just as ...
... it damaged the bridge and a tram and several other attractions in the area. John remembers crossing that bridge when he came out here with his parents as a teenager. They are in the process of rebuilding the park that was there and the bridge.
The campground is nice and we are going to stay here for a couple of nights. We don’t have any cell phone service and no TV. This is when we are glad that we bought the DISH Tailgater. ...
... the few block of Main Street. My favorite part of St Elmo is the chipmunks. Lesley and Ray have been enamored with our chipmunks and squirrels since they arrived. Today they got to have a close-up experience with them. They are very tame here at St Elmo and will eat out of your hands and sit in your lap. It is super cute.
We saw all that St Elmo had to offer and started making our way back down the mountain. As we were driving back past ...
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