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Re: Nasty Austrian🇦🇹 Conquers da 🇺🇸 & 🇨🇦
« Reply #1160 on: October 10, 2020, 11:20:11 am »

Vid footage of Ouray, Colorado.





Wow what a beautiful little town.  Looking at all the campers and motor homes I'm guessing that it was summer holiday season?
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« Reply #1161 on: October 10, 2020, 11:24:19 am »

Telluride, Colorado, part deuce.



Looks like a popular tourist attraction.
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« Reply #1162 on: October 10, 2020, 07:18:18 pm »

Vid footage of Ouray, Colorado.





Wow what a beautiful little town.  Looking at all the campers and motor homes I'm guessing that it was summer holiday season?

Summer vacation for a lot of folks, Ouray and Telluride are tourist destinations for those that love alpine environments.  Lots of off road vehicle trails in the area for Jeeps as well.
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« Reply #1163 on: October 10, 2020, 08:02:54 pm »

Vid footage of Ouray, Colorado.





Wow what a beautiful little town.  Looking at all the campers and motor homes I'm guessing that it was summer holiday season?

Summer vacation for a lot of folks, Ouray and Telluride are tourist destinations for those that love alpine environments.  Lots of off road vehicle trails in the area for Jeeps as well.

Yes i noticed all the Jeeps and 4WD vehicles.
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« Reply #1164 on: October 10, 2020, 08:30:51 pm »

Vid footage of Ouray, Colorado.


Wow what a beautiful little town.  Looking at all the campers and motor homes I'm guessing that it was summer holiday season?

Summer vacation for a lot of folks, Ouray and Telluride are tourist destinations for those that love alpine environments.  Lots of off road vehicle trails in the area for Jeeps as well.

Yes i noticed all the Jeeps and 4WD vehicles.

Yeah, there are numerous places where one can rent a SxS or Jeep 4x4. 

They used to rent Toyota's but they got stuck too often  :pot:
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« Reply #1165 on: October 11, 2020, 10:02:28 am »

Mountain Village, Colorado



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« Reply #1166 on: October 11, 2020, 11:54:22 am »
I only know the Colorado Springs / Manitou Springs area, when I stayed there my Hotel (Golf Estate) looked out at the Cheyenne Mountain Complex (a military hole in a mountain  :lol8:), I liked Colorado, a lot. 
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« Reply #1167 on: October 11, 2020, 02:42:19 pm »

Vid footage of Ouray, Colorado.


Wow what a beautiful little town.  Looking at all the campers and motor homes I'm guessing that it was summer holiday season?

Summer vacation for a lot of folks, Ouray and Telluride are tourist destinations for those that love alpine environments.  Lots of off road vehicle trails in the area for Jeeps as well.

Yes i noticed all the Jeeps and 4WD vehicles.

Yeah, there are numerous places where one can rent a SxS or Jeep 4x4. 

They used to rent Toyota's but they got stuck too often  :pot:

"They used to rent Toyota's but they got stuck too often".....  :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: 

South Africa is full of Toyota lovers and that comment will get you banned again from the forum :deal: :peepwall:
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« Reply #1168 on: October 11, 2020, 02:48:31 pm »

Mountain Village, Colorado





Wow wouldn't mind living in one of those cabins.  Looking at those overhead cable transport things (sorry don't know what it's called) for the skiers, this must be a very popular spot in the winter
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« Reply #1169 on: October 11, 2020, 11:21:28 pm »

Vid footage of Ouray, Colorado.


Wow what a beautiful little town.  Looking at all the campers and motor homes I'm guessing that it was summer holiday season?

Summer vacation for a lot of folks, Ouray and Telluride are tourist destinations for those that love alpine environments.  Lots of off road vehicle trails in the area for Jeeps as well.

Yes i noticed all the Jeeps and 4WD vehicles.

Yeah, there are numerous places where one can rent a SxS or Jeep 4x4. 

They used to rent Toyota's but they got stuck too often  :pot:

"They used to rent Toyota's but they got stuck too often".....  :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: 

South Africa is full of Toyota lovers and that comment will get you banned again from the forum :deal: :peepwall:

It's all in good fun.  I too like Toyota's, I own a brand new one, but I must admit that the Wrangler Rubicon will go places no Toyota can go.

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« Reply #1170 on: October 11, 2020, 11:26:16 pm »
I only know the Colorado Springs / Manitou Springs area, when I stayed there my Hotel (Golf Estate) looked out at the Cheyenne Mountain Complex (a military hole in a mountain  :lol8:), I liked Colorado, a lot.

I haven't ever been there, heard it's nice.  My favorite part of Colorado is the southwest. 
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« Reply #1171 on: October 11, 2020, 11:27:38 pm »

Mountain Village Part 2



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« Reply #1172 on: October 11, 2020, 11:33:08 pm »


After Mountain Village, I had a great ride down to Delores, where I stopped at a Mexican restaurant and had a drink and booked a hotel room for a few days in Cortez, Colorado.
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« Reply #1173 on: October 11, 2020, 11:36:55 pm »
Once settled in at the hotel, I asked the concierge if she could direct me to a Thai restaurant, I had a hankering for Pad Thai, I hadn’t eaten it since Roswell, New Mexico.

It was so so delicious.

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« Reply #1174 on: October 11, 2020, 11:40:47 pm »
Then I went back to my hotel room and crashed for the night, I was looking forward to visiting a very special place, Mesa Verde National Park.

It had been 8 or 9 years since my last visit.  If anyone reading this ever has a chance to visit the southwest region of my magnificent country, do yourself a solid and visit Mesa Verde.
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« Reply #1175 on: October 12, 2020, 07:10:03 am »
Entry 27 - 800 Year Old 165 Room Puebloan Palace
Star date - 24 July 2018
Distance:  70 miles / 113 kilometers







I couldn't get out of bed on the 23rd of August.  After camping all week in Colorado, and now having slept in a big cozy comfortable warm bed all night, I was too lazy to get out of it.  So, I didn't.  I slept until noon, got up, smoked a bowl, and then went back to sleep for a few more hours.  Then I got hungry, so I went to this Mexican restaurant to have dinner and drinks.  The drinks were good, the food terrible.  Then went back to the hotel to rest more excited for the next days short ride to Mesa Verde National Park and World Heritage Site.
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« Reply #1176 on: October 12, 2020, 07:20:24 am »
That night, I couldn't help but notice a natural gas leak somewhere around or inside the hotel.  I couldn't sleep because of the worry that the hotel would explode.  It was late evening, I was walking around the perimeter trying to identify the location of the leak.  It took awhile, but I finally narrowed it down to one of the laundry rooms just inside the hotel along the back wall.  The odor was quite prevalent. 

I immediately notified the front desk, the lady told me that she had been smelling gas for a week  :patch:  They called in to report the leak, the repair man showed up and fixed it.  Shewww, I can finally rest now.  It amazes me that a hotel could have had a leak for a week and it not be fixed already.  That's dangerous. 


I awoke late morning and just relaxed around the hotel, swimming, sauna, hot tub, excited for an evening visit to Mesa Verde.  I don't think I got on the bike until after 5:00 o'clock in the evening as I wanted to go when temps had cooled off some.  Yeah, you see, I had gone down considerably in elevation from Telluride to Cortez, so I was back to skin melting temperatures, which I just can't get used to.




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« Reply #1177 on: October 12, 2020, 07:29:43 am »
The cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde are some of the most notable and best preserved in the North American Continent. Sometime during the late 1190s, after primarily living on the mesa top for 600 years, many Ancestral Pueblo people began living in pueblos they built beneath the overhanging cliffs. The structures ranged in size from one-room storage units to villages of more than 150 rooms. While still farming the mesa tops, they continued to reside in the alcoves, repairing, remodeling, and constructing new rooms for nearly a century. By the late 1270s, the population began migrating south into present-day New Mexico and Arizona. By 1300, the Ancestral Puebloan occupation of Mesa Verde ended.



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“Even though we physically moved away, the spirits of my (our) ancestors are still here. If you stop for a minute and listen, you can hear the children laughing and the women talking. You can hear the dogs barking and the turkeys gobbling. You can hear and feel the beat of the drums and the singing. You can smell the cooking fires. You can feel their presence, their warmth, their sense of community” - T J Atsye, Laguna Pueblo
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