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My Colorado Trip – July 2011

This blog is about my trip to Colorado from Saturday 7/23 to Monday 8/1.  I hope you find it interesting and fascinating!  I spent 8 days and drove 2000 miles through Colorado.  I had so much fun!  It was almost … Continue reading

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Saturday 7/23 Denver – Don and Brett – Firehouse

I contacted my 2 cyberjammin (musician) friends that live near Denver in advance to find out if they were playing anywhere on the night of the 23rd.  Don’s band, Vivid Black was playing right in Denver at a place called The Firehouse Grill, maybe … Continue reading

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Sunday 7/24 – 16th Str Mall, Red Rocks, Garden Of The Gods

I got up around 9:00AM, took a shower and headed for Starbucks.  Starbucks was the one thing I splurged on when I could.  I love me a Macchiato.  I sat outside in the fresh air and used the wi-fi.  After … Continue reading

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Monday 7/25 – Seven Falls, Cliff Dwellings, Pike’s Peak, Buena Vista

I decided not to spend the money and time to go into the Seven Falls fee area.  Seemed like a tourist trap and there’s plenty of falls I can see for free.  I drove through the state forest area and … Continue reading

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Tuesday 7/26 – Buena Vista, Cottonwood Pass, Gunnison, Montrose, Ouray, Durango

I got up early at Tonya’s house and went to the local cafe for coffee and then I found the campground they had told me about the night before so I could wash up.  I didn’t want to impose on … Continue reading

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Wed 7/27 – Durango, Mesa Verde, Dove Creek, Telluride

Ashley’s house was right downtown Durango.  She had already gone to work by the time I woke up.  I washed up and headed downtown to a little coffee shop for a croissant and coffee. I loved Durango!  It’s got a really … Continue reading

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Thursday 7/28 – Telluride, Bridal Veil Falls, Grand Junction

I woke up early in the Telluride campground and got my first look at the area in daylight.  It was beautiful!  The town is set up on as a main street that ends butted up to the mountains and they put … Continue reading

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