Tag: Colorado

Backroads: Road Trip Entertainment – Stop No. 7

As exciting as road trips are there are times when things can get dull, when long stretches of empty road make us sleepy. This list should help keep you awake and ready for anything. Podcasts – Binge Mode, Camp Monsters, Spirits, Last Podcast on the Left Music – YouTube Music, Spotify Audio Books – Audible

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Backroads Road Trip: Finding Sights Off the Beaten Path

In this time of social distanced travel and of people making a lifestyle of living in redone vans and buses there is an appeal to the open road. A desire to find those best hidden places that others don’t know exist or are too busy to stop for a moment to experience. I spoke a

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Gear Review: Trekking Poles

Last year before Keltin and I went to Colorado we picked him up a set of trekking poles at REI. Well, I loved them too. That Colorado altitude gets to me when I can really only train at Texas altitude. The trekking poles were really useful at the Great Sand Dunes National Park. I took

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Colorado: In Review

Colorado is always a wonderful state to visit. There is so much to see and to do. I learned that I need to be in better shape for some of those longer hikes because there are so many more that I want to go on. If you missed any of my Colorado adventures check them

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2019: A Year to Remember

2019 has been a good year in many ways. I have gotten to go on some fantastic trips with some wonderful people and I’m planning my wedding to my best friend! Trips to Remember: Fredericksburg & Austin Belize Colorado My Favorite Adventures: Pedernales Falls State Park – a fantastic Texas hill country hike Half Moon

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Colorado: Durango Craft Spirits

Our last day in Colorado was spent wandering the streets of Durango before we had to head to the airport. The thing is, we had already visited a number of shops and even a brewery at the start of our trip in Durango and wanted to try something different here at the end. So we

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Colorado: Traveling Alpaca

Last year while at the International Balloon Fiesta Keltin and I “adopted” a little stuffed alpaca named Geoff (pronounced Jeff but his full name is Jeffery) – Keltin picked the spelling. Anyway, when Bear in unable to travel with us, we take Geoff. Being that he is our fluffy traveling companion he has to have

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Colorado: Bear Creek Preserve

There are worlds of great hikes in Colorado and thus it was not difficult for Keltin and I to find a trail near Telluride. The trail head up to the Bear Creek Falls is a short walk from the main street. This hike was sadly on a time limit as the only parking spot that

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Colorado: Brown Dog Pizza

While visiting Telluride we sniffed out a good place for a early lunch. We knew that with all the runners and their families in town that all the places to eat on the main street would be packed soon. We decided to stop at Brown Dog Pizza. They had a wall of TVs and Keltin

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