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Historic Hotel Series: The Gadsden

When we decided to sell our trailer we hoped to include historic hotels in future travels.  With Tucson friends Warren and Connie we set off for the Gadsden Hotel in Douglas, Arizona. Douglas is in southern Arizona, very near the … Continue reading

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The Cabin Projects

When you last heard of our cabin, our rocking chairs were glad to have a new home and I was glad to have a home out of the heat!   We really liked the cabin when we bought it but … Continue reading

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The Swan Song Trip

We thought as we prepared for this Summer 2021 RV trip that it might very well be our last.  With a house in a fun 55 plus community, and now a cabin in the mountains, we just are no longer … Continue reading

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Doin’ Denver

Despite miserable traffic between Colorado Springs and Denver, we finally rolled into Cherry Creek State Park.  This is an amazing park right in the heart of Denver with a very large lake, swimming beaches, hiking and biking trails, camping and … Continue reading

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Cruisin’ Towards Denver

For those of you who think we are STILL in Cañon City – we aren’t.  We loved it there but we did move on.  I’m just very tardy in getting back to the blog – something I hope to remedy … Continue reading

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A Gold Mine, Literally and Figuratively

We routed through Cañon City, Colorado because there were quite a few things listed there on our “To Do” travel document.  When we arrived at the RV Park, they gave us a “Checklist for Adventure” containing 25 activities that were … Continue reading

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Cañon City: Opposite Ends of the Street

The Holy Cross Abbey and the Colorado Territorial Prison are on opposite ends of the Royal Gorge Boulevard in Cañon City.   We went to the Abbey first.  It is on the National Register of Historic Places. Benedictine monks were … Continue reading

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Cañon City: Down the Arkansas River

After seeing the gorge from on high, our next plan was to travel through it by rail and by raft.  The Royal Gorge is eight miles long and the first recorded Europeans that saw the gorge was in 1806. By … Continue reading

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Cañon City: The Views From On High

We found ways to experience the views from on high in Cañon City, Colorado! We traveled the Skyline Road, a  2.6 mile single lane road sitting atop a razor edge mountain top above Cañon City. We enjoyed the novelty of … Continue reading

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Randy’s Gadgets Save the Day

Our summer RV trip began in Flagstaff.  It is only two hours from home but now that we are sporadic RVers, we have learned to make our first stop close by. That way we can go back for forgotten items … Continue reading

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