It’s not everyday that I see elk gather by a roadside. But I guess, in Colorado it happens often.
This week’s Photo Challenge is inspiration. Krista asks, “What moves you?” I took this photo at the Diversion Dam at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison back in 2012. It is one of my favorite pictures as it shows the two things that inspire me – Nature and Fall. The natural world never fails … More Photo Challenge: Inspiration at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado
Location: Mesa County Colorado, USA Entrance Fee: FREE on the following days: August 25, September 26, and November 11; camping fees still apply Things To Do: Historic Rim Drive Hiking Camping Bicycling Wildlife Watching Photography Picnicking Rock Climbing My Thoughts: Colorado National Monument is one of the striking places I have been … More Free Friday: Colorado National Monument, USA
Word Press Photo Challenge “This week, share an image that has two clear halves, literally or figuratively.” Beige meets green at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in Colorado.
It’s Earth Day and I’m quoting Andy Warhol, “I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.” – Andy Warhol
A souvenir from a place I visited. The bookstore in Bent’s Old Fort, a National Historic Site that features a reconstructed 1840s adobe fur trading post on the mountain branch of the Santa Fe Trail where traders, trappers, travelers, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes came together in peaceful terms for trade, in Colorado has … More Memento Monday: Copper Bracelet from Colorado
A no fee activity in places I visited. If you’re a beer lover, you may want to visit Coors Brewery in Colorado. Coors offers a free tour that exhibits how they make beer and at the end of the learning activity, visitors get two free glasses of beer with pretzels. Not a beer drinker? No … More Free Friday: Coors Brewery Tour, Colorado
Souvenirs from places I’ve been that remind me of the fun I had. These cuties are from the gift store at Pike’s Peak, Colorado. I didn’t see a bear when I was there, but I did spot a moose or two. When I got Moose, I thought it would be great if he had a … More Memento Monday: Moose and Bear from Pike’s Peak, Colorado
It was only in 2012 that I learned there are sand dunes in the United States. My husband and I went on a road trip in Colorado and it was one of the best road trips we have ever done. One of our stops is the Great Sand Dunes National Park. I was amazed by … More Great Sand Dunes
Fall of 2012, my husband and I visited Pike’s Peak. I remember there was snow and how the breeze felt chilly yet refreshing. The view was beautiful from 14,110 feet above sea level.