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Let’s Camp

Well, here it is. Our first attempt at long-term tent camping. When we arrived at our site, both of us were extremely relieved. Beautiful scenery, FLAT tent pad, and best of all….shade. I’ll let the pictures do most of the talking. We arrived around 5pm so we had plenty of time to get everything set …

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Leadville and Independence Pass

Leadville is the highest incorporated town in North America sitting at 10,152 feet. Like many Colorado towns, this one was originally a mining town. We have driven through this small 1.1 square mile area on almost all of our Colorado trips, but I never got a picture. We usually drove right through, discussing the history. …

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Bye Breckenridge, Hello Aspen

The last day of Breckenridge was uneventful. We drove down to a favorite little town of Frisco and enjoyed the gorgeous weather. We also spent a LOT of time looking for firewood to buy. This is such a long story. 1. We started at City Café in Breckenridge. $3.59 per .75 cubic foot. 2. Drove …

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The Town of Breckenridge

This morning, we took a drive to some off roads and found a lake that still had ice on it. Being from Alabama, ice on a lake is something new. Naturally I took a gazillion pictures. Here are a few.   Then we found some deep snow and had to play in it. Or stand …

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At last…Breckenridge!

More blue skies and more mountain views! As we left Colorado Springs, I noticed some land scarring from last year’s wildfire. Thank goodness no wildfires right now. I hope this area can get a rest from them this year. It seems to be cooler and not as dry as last year. I did not get …

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Estes Park…..Colorado Day 10

The first night, we got in late and had a great dinner at Poppy’s Pizza. Later, we settled in with a fire going and watched an incredibly scary movie called The Strangers. I wouldn’t recommend it if you are often home alone, like when your husband works night shift. Yeah, that one is going to …

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Argentine Grill

This is the restaurant located next to the Rico Hotel. Chef O’Hara is the former Executive Sous Chef at the world famous Hotel Bel Air in Los Angeles, California, where he had the privilege of working with the world renown Wolfgang Puck. Beyond that, he is the most friendly hotel owner and operator you will …

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