Glenwood Springs, Colorado: Hot Springs and Old West

The healing hot springs at Glenwood Springs, Colorado, in the Rocky Mountains has been a draw for tourists and swimmers since before the first homesteader in the 1880s. In addition to the spa resorts, it offers history such as Doc Holliday, wonderful restaurants, historic hotels and even an altitudinous amusement park! Just a few hours west of Denver by car or Amtrak, it makes a great weekend destination.

Memorial Day Rocky Mountain Road Trip via I-70 West of Denver

Some stunning photography from my Colorado Rocky Mountain road trip via I-70 on Memorial Day weekend 2017. From Denver to Glenwood Springs, the snow and landscapes were gorgeous. And the road signs were not for flatlanders!

Civic Center EATS – a Benefit Gathering of Food Trucks in Denver

Civic Center EATS is a gathering of food trucks near Denver's Capitol and courthouse. Each summer you can get your gourmet lunch from one of more than 20 food trucks parked in Civic Center Park Tuesday through Thursday. It's hard to choose only one cuisine: BBQ, Korean, Peruvian, New Orleans, coffee, ice cream, desserts, Columbian, Thai, Chinese, you name it! The event benefits the Civic Center Conservancy and you can't find a more delicious meal in Colorado.

Denver Botanic Garden and Spring Plant Sale

I visited the Denver Botanic Gardens next to Cheesman Park in Colorado on a lovely spring day. They were having their spring plant sale and I got a hint of all the wonderful western, international and water gardens there.

Cheese Importers in Longmont: French Bistro in Colorado

posted in: Boulder, Colorado, USA | 4

Cheese Importers in Longmont, Colorado, was a surprisingly wonderful European experience, smack in the middle of the northern Front Range! In addition to a huge selection of local and imported cheeses, you can have lunch at the bistro or a drink at the bar. Worth every effort to get there from Denver!

Lowrider Cars: Rolling Works of Art at the Longmont Museum in Colorado

posted in: Boulder, Colorado, USA | 2

Longmont, CO, Museum hosted a lowrider car and culture exhibit and I got to see it! Though small, they managed to present some prime car specimens which displayed the artwork and culture of the Mexican lowrider culture to advantage. Check out my photos!

First Denver Outing as a Colorado Resident – Trains, Planes and Capitol Buildings

posted in: Colorado, Denver Area, USA | 10

An exploration of Denver's commuter train line, some airport photographs, two prairie dogs, a few city shots and a mile-high visit to the Colorado state Capitol building for a cheesy tourist selfie.

Quaint, Old Florida Atmosphere and Antique Shops in Micanopy

posted in: Florida, USA | 6

About two hours from Tampa Bay or Orlando, Micanopy's numerous antique shops reside in a quaint, old-Florida neighborhood under a canopy of Spanish moss. A couple of nice places to eat and a stroll amid whatnots from days gone by is a nice break from the hubbub of the big city and the amusement parks.