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Jul 16, 2012 - Moving on
Well, we didn't ride. Infrequent but impressive cloud to ground lightening and 30 to 40 mph winds convinced us to walk a bit, staying fairly close to the Casita. Few, thin rain showers though. But, ah, the cool air! Amazing what a little elevation and shade can do! So, we moved on to La Veta, Colorado, to stay at Lucy's Place RV Park. La Veta has always been a favorite of ours. Now it has been discovered. Much more activity and business going on. We even have a little shower of rain, what a treat! We walked around town, after the rain....Jump to full entry
Oct 7, 2010 - a day without drama or trauma!
We crossed into Colorado around 8:30, heading for Camping World -- another place to spend money! Our campground last night was pretty disappointing. They are getting ready to close for the season on October 15, and it sure showed. The place where we are tonight, Elk Valley Fly Fishing Shop and RV Resort, is much nicer. The funny thing about this place is that Elk Valley really is a valley, but the elevation here is over 7000 feet! Denver is large and sprawling, it took us about 45 minutes to drive through the middle of it on the...Jump to full entry
Sep 16, 2009 - Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado
After leaving Greeley, we drove through Denver to the south. We ended up driving right through the city because the by-pass would have cost over $30 in tolls for our truck and the 5th wheel. A unique setup in Denver is that there are no toll takers at the toll booths. For every vehicle that doesn't carry their version of an "Easy Pass" tag, cameras record the license plate and a bill for the toll is mailed to the vehicle owner in 30 days. Apparently, the elimination of 3 shifts of toll takers in each booth across the highway system is a...Jump to full entry