King Mountain Ranch
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... the worst as we drove east through Colorado. It turns out, on the other (east) side of the continental divide, the mountains were being hammered by torrential rains. We got a little rain as we drove along but nothing like what was going on just a hundred miles to the east.
Later we crossed Muddy Pass at 8900 feet and continued to Granby, CO, stopping for lunch at a park in Craig, CO. Granby is the western gateway to ...
... br> On Saturday, armed with snacks, we went on a road trip to Colorado Springs, near the Rocky Mountains. We headed for the Cave of the Winds, which was a really cool underground cave tour. We then decided we wanted to go panning for gold, so we went to Ghost Town, which was a small museum of bits and pieces from the days of the gold rush. Unfortunately the gold panning exhibit was not open, which was a little disappointing, but we did get to sit in some ...
... his very colorful, highly succinct, regards for the intelligence of a legislature that would pass such a completely stupid insult to adult dignity.
From Central City we ventured a few miles farther into the Rockies, to the small town of Evergreen. There we feasted at BeauJos, the home of the Colorado pizza, and that earned from Ed five stars as the best he's ever tasted.
Our next adventure took us to Red Rocks Park, 35 miles west ...
... we had a couple of hours to kill before meeting up with Tim's cousin for pizza, we headed into Boulder for a spot of Lego shopping for the kids and some good old fashioned wandering inside an air conditioned super-store. It was while shopping that we found the one item of camping equipment we had been missing all along; a mesh enclosed 11 foot by 11 foot canopy to keep the sun off, the bugs out and the rain off our heads. Oh, how we wished we had found this sooner on our ...
Wow, who knew DIA had free wifi, now I can write my first entry while I wait for my plane.
Just said good bye to my parents. Of course mom cried, she has been crying for the last week every time she remembers that I am leaving.
I am super excited to get on the plane and go. I wish it was not almost a 9 hour flight to London then almost a 12 hour flight from there to Cape Town.
I cannot wait for what lies ahead, but I had ...
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