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... Creaky floorboards, dated decor and furniture. Except for the electricity, you could almost believe it was a century earlier. The grounds were gorgeous too, and completely snow-covered. There is an original Stanley Steamer original car on display in the foyer. Justin had mentioned that the fourth floor is supposed to be the most haunted (the hotel was the inspiration for Stephen King's 'The Shining') so on check in I encouraged him to ask for a room ...
... I also managed to get eaten alive by killer mozzies who bit me so badly my head and both arms swelled horribly – I looked like Quasimodo!
Today was a peaceful day by comparison – a Monday in May when the weather was forecast to be wet did not seem to be appealing to too many people; as it happens it did not rain extending my ‘dry spell to just 4 days rain in 45 days away. A quick call into the visitor centre to get some advice from the as ever ...
... Lakes because the exterior is so similar but they said they aren’t related. Other oddities about the room are that there is no phone. I went to call the desk and nope…no phone. Weird. My biggest complain I think was my loud neighbors above us who got up and tromped around at 5:30 am both mornings. I would suggest staying in a 2nd floor room if you like your sleep because it was terrible. They were so loud and then it was as if ...
... festival, I thought a tattoo was body art,
inking your skin with some design that will be on display to the world for the
rest of your life. I didn’t know that a Tattoo is also a traditional Scottish military
parade with bagpipers. The Highland Festival Tattoo started as the sun was
setting at a local school sports field. With the twilight over the mountains in
the background and a real band of bagpipers from Scotland marching in, the
... highs around 80 in Estes Park and only 64 yesterday at the top of the mountain. (It was 54 when we arrived at 10:30.) So despite the fact that this has been the hottest summer on record in the park, we have had perfectly lovely weather.
We spent the early part of the morning driving up the Trail Ridge Road to the Alpine Visitor's Center. We were aiming to get there by 10:30 for the nature walk with a ranger (which we did, but it ...