King Mountain Ranch
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We woke up this morning to find a blanket of snow over everything outside. So we had some breakfast and went outside in the snow, we even got to walk on the frozen river. Then we got ready to drive to Beaver Meadows Ranch. It was about an hours drive and we saw a lot of mountains along the way. We we got outside and it was FREEZING! We walked through the wind and snow to the place where we were going tubing. What you do to tube is grab ...
... 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 ...
... so tiny that the coffee shop is closed so dinner is from a nearby convenience store (a bag of mini chocolate donuts for me). Olivia arrives - she's 14 and was flying from Atlanta via Denver to Durango by herself (not an escorted minor). Back to the trailer and they help me set up a tent (the trailer's not big enough for 3 people!) by a stream. Around my tent in the small field are fire fighter "hotshots" stopping for the evening.
... with his wife, Rani. Shangari is in her early 30's, Nantha turned 30 while we were there, Jothi is 28 (and married to Venkat), and Deivanai (aka Babe) is 21.
We went to Taman Negara with Shangari and her aunt, Rani's sister, Parames. In Perentian Islands, we were joined by Rani, Nantha, Deivanai, and Nantha's friend, Madhu.
... 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 ...