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Photo Friday: Santa Maria

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Continuing the photos from the set taken along Guanella Pass Scenic Byway, Elevation 11,669 feet.  Starting in Grant on U.S. 285, the 24-mile stretch of bumpy dirt road / pass runs to Georgetown off I-70 This one surprised me. Driving…

Photo Friday: Short Cuts Cause Long Delays

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Continuing the photos from the set taken along Guanella Pass Scenic Byway, a 24-mile stretch of bumpy dirt road running from Grant on U.S. 285 to Georgetown off I-70.  Elevation: 11,669-feet. I wonder, sometimes, about fantasy novels.  I enjoy fantasy,…

Photo Friday: Western View

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Continuing the photos from the set taken along Guanella Pass Scenic Byway, a 24-mile stretch of bumpy dirt road running from the small town of Grant on U.S. 285 to Georgetown off I-70.  Elevation: 11,669-feet. Last week, I gave you…

Photo Friday: Royal Gorge

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My trip to Royal Gorge, Colorado, marks the only time that I can remember being affected by height. Royal Gorge is essentially a gorge with this massive bridge crossing it: I’ve never really had a problem with heights before.  Maybe…

Photo Friday: Whirled Peas

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In Estes Park, Colorado, there is a river walk that includes a tunnel. The entrance and exit of this tunnel are lined with ceramic tiles decorated by local school children.  This one is particularly amusing: As you can see, the…

Photo Friday: Treebeard?

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No, sorry – that’s not Treebeard.  What that is, I can’t say.  Other than weird.  Pucker up? I snapped this photo at a tourist attraction in Manitou Springs, Colorado – the Cliff Dwellings.  Cool place.  Weird tree. The sign hanging…