Alikar Gardens Resort
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... see entry 3, Colorado Springs…Three Years Later, in the blog: When Gan Get There, Buddy?). In the most recent instance, because of rain, we decided to leave the ballpark for the warmth and dry of home. Regardless, even though we were there only a short period, it was a lot of fun.
We will try again in a ...
Today is the big day! I am traveling from Colorado Springs, CO, USA to Birmingham, UK. I had to wake up nice and early at 330 am for this trip. This is my second international trip (first was to the Bahamas) and first international trip alone. I arrives at the airport at 425am. The airport was empty so checking in and going through security was easier and faster than normal.
COS to IAD
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... carnival and won lots of little treats. Tymber and Canyon both climbed to the top of the climbing wall--a first! We went by the Hawkquest display and the kids were mesmerized by the bald eagle. We learned a lot about birds of prey from the excellent volunteers. Most spectacular was our national symbol, the bald eagle and how appropriate that it being Independence Day to learn more about this incredible animal.
The Hawkquest team was so good that the ...
... marvelous stained glass areas and the Protestant organ.
We walked around the Plaza, which surrounds the chapel that has the dorms, library, classrooms and cafeteria areas. They are currently building a new $35 million Character and Leadership Development (http://www.archdaily.com/283559/us-air -force-academy-ccld-som/). Go check this link ... it is going to be even more spectacular.
After a short stop at the ...
... large herd of giraffes. I have experience feeding giraffes, and while it is entertaining, they slobber all over you. Paying $17.50 to hike up steep hills ["mountain zoo" is not merely quaint; it's literal] in 95 degree heat did not have much appeal.)
When the ticket line opened, it turned out that there were cancellations and we got tickets on the Cog Railway for 10:40. This had the significant advantage of avoiding ...
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