Monthly Archives: June 2013

Denver, Miles TBA

Driving around Denver is like every big city. A zillion cars going all over the place because they know exactly where they’re going and the tourist is the bumbling hazard. Downtown Denver has appreciated its old buildings. Though much new … Continue reading

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Leadville to Denver, 134 miles

The day began in the 50s which is quite a change from mornings in the 90s in Phoenix. Broiling hot in Leadville is in the 80s. First stop was the post office where I sent a friend a birthday gift … Continue reading

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Telluride to Leadville, 264 Miles

What a ride! There’s elevation, yes. Telluride was 8,792 feet above sea level and Leadville is 10,200 feet (Machu Picchu is 7,972, I think). Sam was concerned so he got out the Triple A travel booklet and read while I … Continue reading

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Mesa Verde to Telluride, 101 Miles

The Seven Hundred Year Tour started at 8:00 a.m. with thirty other tourists from all over the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, and one from the Philippines. Park Ranger Geoff said the first people settled here approximately 1 A.D. By 1200 … Continue reading

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