Alikar Gardens Resort
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Our Colorado Springs experience was a kind of Geology 101. From the red rock monoliths and unique formations of the Garden of the Gods to the 14,000ft of Pike's Peak we saw what Colorado is known for. In 1906 Charles Perkins, a railroad magnate, purchased several hundred acres on which to build a family retreat in the west. Unfortunately, the financial demands of keeping his railroad a viable force in the ...
... over to the Chapel. The chapel is a fantastic building both for the architectural standpoint
and for the spiritual feeling you get just walking into the chapel. After that we walked around an area that overlooked the cadet’s dorms, dining hall and class rooms, all were surrounding
a large grassy area and the parade grounds. Unfortunately we are now at the end of the academic year and there were very few cadets out and about, those ...
... and frozen custard is that the custard is made with more eggs resulting in a creamier, richer tasting product.
The burgers here are quite tasty, not like any I have had before. They get thin at the edges and seem almost crispy around the edge but are very delicious. ...
... cannot get enough moisture because, just under the surface,there is permafrost: the ground remains frozen year-round. What does grow is Alpine tundra; a mixture of mosses, grasses and wildflowers which have all adapted to the extremely short growing season.
Along this area we saw yellow-bellied marmots. The yellow-bellied marmot is the most populous animal on Pikes Peak. Playful creatures, the marmots like to sun themselves on rocks. They are ...
... of the mountains. Fortunately there was no snow on the passes. It is chilly by my standards ( < 60 degrees) Chris and Dwain are looking good. Mary is having a baby shower on Sunday so I will be staying for that. I made a baby blanket and a baby rug for her. I am going to get my mexican food fix while I am here.