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7th July: A town lacking people, a lake lacking water and a mountain lacking half its dome

Monday 07/07/2014
Andie writing

 

We’d both had a lovely sleep in one of the comfiest beds we’d slept in this whole Big Trip. Although we’d planned to try and set off by 8am as we had a lot of driving and sightseeing to do, we couldn’t get ourselves out of bed very easily as it was so nice to be in! 1,422 more words

Helena and Humboldt

I was nearly done with my hike when I realized I had no photos of myself in that beautiful wilderness. I had passed a couple of people, and any of them would have been happy to snap a photo, but by the time I remembered to document my presence there, it was only me. 538 more words

My Daughter

Lost Dutchman State Park

This is one of the photos that I submitted to Arizona Highways blog for their Friday Foto post. The theme was “great escapes”. Neither of my photos were chosen but I rather like this one. 84 more words

escape hatch

no wardrobe-in-the-spare-room type qualities as far as i can tell. though perhaps i did not walk far enough. if there were a root cellar portal to winter, i just might take it. –bannack ghost town, montana | july 2014

Built

Yankee Hill, Colorado- And The Legend of "The Black Marshall" Willie Kennard

As I sit on my balcony above Central City, Colorado, I look west and watch the sun sink behind the high snow-capped peaks to the west.   1,509 more words

Ghost Towns

Throwback Thursday: A Thrifty Vacation

We all know money is tight these days, but time away from the hustle and bustle of city life is important for all of us. The peaceful stillness of an evening where the only interruptions you’ll hear are bullfrogs, the occasional car, and probably that drunk dude on the other side of the park. 535 more words

Local

Video: St. Elmo, Colorado

It seems that anywhere there was gold mining, there is a ghost town or two. One of Colorado’s best preserved is St. Elmo, west of Buena Vista. 33 more words

Colorado