After skiing we visited the bridge over the Rio
It was good that it was dusk so I couldn't see how high up we were
we walked back across the bridge. The hike back was MUCH slower
January 14: We left Taos for Denver on a cold crisp
Before long we started seeing snow covered mountains in the distance.
were the Bianca and San Franscisco Mountains pictured below. In both of
images, we are approaching the town of St. Luis, CO, where we stopped
a market to by some bananas. Walt purchased a bunch of bananas
Nan used the facilities. After we got back in the car, Walt
that the bananas had been really good, but very expensive, over $6.
the next day, Nan discovered that Walt had evidentally paid for a pack
cigarettes for someone as well as the bunch of bananas. :-( We're
to see if the market responded to Nan's written request to return the
We're NOT holding our breath!
We drove through the Garden of the Gods on the way to
Then Nan shopped at the Trading Post there while Walt took a nap.
turned out that it was a good that we made this side trip as we didn't
back here as expected later on!
Denver was to be our longest stay of the trip as our travel timing
around two events: Christmas and the SIGGRAPH Courses jury to be held
Colorado Springs the first weekend in February. Our friends and
neice and nephew, Pat and
Ed Lewis, were generous with their hospitality as were their "kids",
the golden lab, and The Dude, the cat. We stayed with them a total of
weeks with a week in between (January 21 - January 27) in Estes Park.
joined us for part of our stay in Estes along with Matt Shea from Half