Whispers of the Ancients – Dolores, CO

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After a week in Ridgway we packed up and headed south.  Betsy chugged along Highway 145 over another section of San Juan Scenic Skyway.  And once again, driving here at this time of the year was well-timed for enjoying more of Colorado’s gold.  Steve had to focus on the road as we climbed Lizard Head Pass, but I was free to snap away at the vibrant autumn hues on the hillsides and mountain peaks. Continue reading

Amazing western Colorado – prt. 2

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I arrived at Alpen Rose RV Park in Durango (review here), and was disappointed after previously staying at three Colorado state parks that were so nice.  This place was pricey and the sites were close together.  I guess I should have been happy that the coaches next to me provided some protection from the winds that went through in the afternoons.  Most other amenities in the park were very nice, but a little space and privacy are paramount to us.  However, it was a fairly good home base from which to do some exploring. Keep on reading …