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Flaming Gorge Dam

Flaming Gorge Dam

After a conversation with a fellow traveler at the KOA last evening about cool things to do in Flaming Gorge, this morning we headed north on US-191. All along the way are signs indicating which geologic formation is visible and what kinds of fossils are present. Also...

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County Road 65

County Road 65

Leaving Silt, Colorado, we set our GPS to take us to Vernal, Utah. At the town of Rifle Apple Maps routed us north on CO-13, then west on CO-64, fine highways through some beautiful country. The glitch came just east of Rangely, Colorado when the GPS chose to save us...

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Colorado Ski Towns

Colorado Ski Towns

Today's route took us north and west along US-24, CO-9, and I-70 through some gorgeous Colorado mountains and towns such as Fairplay, Alma, Blue River, Breckenridge, and Vail and then along the Colorado River. It's July so the slopes were green but the streets in town...

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Members of the T@B Tribe

Members of the T@B Tribe

Not ready to leave Cripple Creek, we lingered over the Sunday morning Pancake Breakfast. On our way back to our T@B we saw Diana outside her T@B. We're always ready to hang out with fellow T@Bbers, so we stopped by for another visit with her. Diana introduced us to...

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S’Mores

S’Mores

They're a camping tradition that can be traced back a very long time. The first recipe for S'Mores dates back to a 1927 Girl Scout guidebook and our own personal memories of the gooey treat date back quite a few decades. Cripple Creek KOA stages a S'Mores Campfire...

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Exploring Heritage

Exploring Heritage

The Cripple Creek Heritage Center is a great place to immerse yourself in all things Cripple Creek from Native American lifestyle and early European explorations to hard rock gold mining and boom town life to local flora and fauna, current and prehistoric, as well as...

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Cripple Creek KOA

Cripple Creek KOA

One more night here at this fabulous little spot, Colorado at it's finest, a place that we call home. Who wouldn't want that view out their front door? A few days ago when we extended our stay, Cripple Creek KOA had no reservations available for Saturday night but...

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Jail

Jail

After a lovely leisurely day in camp yesterday we headed into Cripple Creek this morning to for dual purposes. While our transportation was undergoing routine maintenance, we headed to the closest attraction, the Cripple Creek Jail Museum. A state of the art facility...

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Taking Care of Eric

Taking Care of Eric

There are a couple of advantages of planting ourselves in one place for multiple days. We can get to know people and learn from their expertise and we can take time to do some of errands that are needed to keep us on the road. Today Terri in the campground office made...

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A New Improved View

A New Improved View

Almost as soon as we arrived at the Cripple Creek KOA in Colorado on Sunday, we were in love and beginning to entertain thoughts of staying longer. On Monday we extended our stay by the one extra day that Site 175 was available. Then this morning we headed to the...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Visiting Cork

Visiting Cork

A tour hour well narrated taxi tour of Cork The Heineken Brewery in Cork A view of Blarney Castle from afar A a turn through the Blarney car park and shopping area A Mother and Baby Home One of the neighborhoods we toured The Poor Clare Monastery in Cork Historic Cork...

Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri, Iceland

It snowed in Iceland day before yesterday! And the secnery is phenomenal Mountains and water everywhere The unique Icelandic ponies And famed Icelandic sheep The spectacular Goðafoss, phenomenal waterfall with a link to Iceland's conversion to Christianity And even a...