Travel Blogs from Keystone
... a good portion of our time with Dean, tied up on the phone.
Dean is an extraordinarily mellow guy who seemed to be the mayor of Beaver Creek with folks nodding hello as we sat on the patio. It was a pleasure catching up a bit after our last visit here in 1992. He and his family have been in Beaver Creek for 30 years. His daughters are grown and out on their own and his business has recovered from the recession but remains lean. He ...
... two lane dead end road that culminated at our hotel The Arrabelle. After my ten point turn, I finally got the RV turned around at the side of the hotel entrance. Then we all popped out of the RV like Cousin Eddy and family – frazzled and disoriented from all of the squeaking and banging during four hours in the RV, not well dressed to put it mildly and not especially clean. The bell staff took the whole scene in stride ...
An excerpt from:
"Hózhóogo Naasháa Doo"
“In Beauty May I Walk”- Navajo Prayer
With beauty before me may I walk
With beauty behind me may I walk
With beauty above me may I walk
With beauty all around me,
may I walk.
I love the perfect simplicity of this poem. I just spent a week traversing Navaho Reservation territories in Utah and Arizona and I have seen firsthand ...
... much to our vegan dining dismay, Becca's salad came with a small sauteed cocoon.
Now for the good part:
WE DROVE THROUGH THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS!
It was one of the most humbling feelings being next to such massive formations. It really puts you in your tiny human space. I can't even imagine the amount of forces that created these mountains... im not sure what else to say really. I was speechless.
... down the mountain before we reached our goal. Still, it was breathtaking. We walked through fields of wildflowers. We noticed a few camping spots near this remote lake....maybe an adventure for next time? I need to upload photos from my camera from today. Just trying to log a summary of the day for our vacation ...