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Jul 12, 2010 - Laundry & Fossils

Day 32 Diamond RV Park, Woodland Park, CO I finally got that laundry out of the way. Wow, I’ll never let it go that long again. And doing it on Monday is not a good idea….there were quite a few people doing it today too. When we finished the laundry (Joe helped me get it together and back home) Joe swept & vacuumed the RV while I was doing the laundry :-] We finally were able to get our haircuts done today in town….town is only a couple of miles from the RV Park. Joe was getting very shaggy….well, I guess I was too :-/ We decided after we...

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Jul 11, 2010 - To Woodland Park

Day 31 Diamond RV Park, Woodland Park, CO We only took about 3 hours to drive up to Woodland Park, CO this morning. We had cool, clear weather in the morning when we left. And the weather through the mountain passes on CO hwy 160 was wonderful. But once we got out of the mountains to I-25.…wow, did it get hot. When we arrived in Woodland Park the temperature was very pleasant…mid 70sF and low humidity. We got into our site…which is very nice…. but sure wasn’t easy to get into, just ask Joe. This is a really a nice place, there are lots &...

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Jul 26, 2008 - From Among The Pines

Yesterday we departed from our month-long home and friends at Pleasant Valley about ten for the higher altitude of Woodland Park. The two and one-half hour drive through central Colorado was smooth and majestic. We averaged 9.1 mpg, which pleased me with some winding roads and the 2000-foot climb. Diamond Campground and RV Park is set in a pine grove about a mile north of town. When we arrived Jack and Danielle were on duty. After Danielle checked us in, Jack led us to Site 86 at the far end of the camp. This will be our home until August...

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Jul 7, 2007 - Pike's Peak

I thought I had witnessed some of the most beautiful sights this world had to offer....until I arrived in the Rockies. Al and I crossed Missouri and Kansas rather quickly, then spent a night in Pueblo, Co. As we arrived in Colorado Springs and started climbing to 8500 feet, we were both overwhelmed with the beauty of the Pikes Peak National Forest. This is the mountain top that provided the inspiration for "America the Beautiful". At 14,000 feet, you can see the "amber waves of grain" in Kansas and the "purple mountains majesty" everywhere...

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