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Day 63 – Denver to Colorado Springs - November 9, 2010

After breakfast and a relaxing morning in Denver, I dropped Jamie off at the airport and immediately missed him. It was such a short visit! But it also marked the last phase of the trip. From here, it would be only another week until I got home. Rocky Mountain National Park was pretty much my [...]

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Day 61 and 62- Denver with Jamie - 

The day dawned bright and sunny, and I enjoyed my leftover pancake along with some coffee from the Silver Moon Inn’s continental breakfast. As I headed out the door to load my bag in my car, I stopped short at the sight of an elk right next to my camper. And then I realized it [...]

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Day 60 – A Rain Day in Estes Park - 

I woke up in Estes Park to the sight and sound of rain. Lots of rain. I actually welcomed it — it’s like a day off! I ate breakfast at The Egg and I — an absolutely delicious apple cinnamon granola pancake that was bigger than the plate it sat on. Once again, I couldn’t [...]

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Day 59 – Rocky Mountain National Park - 

I left Granby and headed for Rocky Mountain National Park, which was only a half-hour away. It was cold and cloudy, and as I progressed up the winding scenic byway through the park, it got windier and windier and there were times of blowing snow and rain. Even with the uncooperative weather, many of the [...]

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Day 58 – Mining towns and Mountains - 

I left Salida and drove north on 285. I was back in the mountains! Snow-dusted peaks and clusters of aspens beckoned. Near the town of Nathrop, I turned off on an unpaved road to the west to investigate the ghost town of St. Elmo. It’s well-preserved but not too prettied up, and apparently it’s a [...]

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