1,400 ft Coffee – Estes Park

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 by

It is not often you have to go from 7,500 ft to 8,900 ft for a great coffee but that is exactly what we did in Estes Park Colorado. Catch the aerial tram to the top of Prospect Mountain and you will you get fabulous views of Estes Park and the Rocky Mountains National Park.

Warning Ignored, Sadness and Sillyness

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 by

One hundred and fifty Lakota Indian men women and children died at Wounded Knee in December 1890. The Wounded Knee Massacre was effectively the end of the Indian wars and had a profound effect on the frontier west. The greats forts such as Fort Laramie were no longer required and were decommissioned and abandoned by

Leaving Yosemite at the 10,000 ft  Tioga pass it was rapid descent to 5,000 ft with an equally proportional ascent in temperature. Off came the layers when we stopped at Walker where the shady trees at the Mountain View Barbecue diner along with lots of iced water and some deliciously filled potato skin hit the spot and

Week One — Best Eats!

Saturday, 26 July 2014 by

Jax’s Diner – Truckee California: Best breakfast we have ever had – ever. In a wonderful art deco diner Bubba Gump’s – Everywhere: Seafood that never disappoints Sebastian’s – San Simeon California (near Hearst Castle): BBQ chicken cooked on an outdoor grill with coleslaw and beans Mountain View BBQ – Walker California: A table under

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