Colorado Springs by RV and car

Colorado Springs boasts three particularly interesting places to visit: Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, and The United States Airforce Academy. Special advice for RVers about campgrounds and driving limitations. Outdoor sports and activities abound. The cultural scene is extensive and eating great food is explored.

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Majestic condors bring visitors to Colca Canyon in Peru

Although not as heavily visited as other natural wonders in Peru, the Colca Valley offers stunning views of the Andean landscape, and it’s a welcome change in elevation from heights reaching 12,000 to 14,000 feet we traveled through on the way here. It’s a popular spot for hikers, backpackers, kayakers, and mountain bikers, but what brings most people to this region is the opportunity to see the powerful Andean condors.

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Visiting the vibrant Painted Hills in central Oregon

Painted Hills is one of the three units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, located in Wheeler County in central Oregon. The area totals 3132 acres and is located 9 mi northwest of historic pioneer town of Mitchell, Oregon and 75 mi east of the mountain town of Bend. You might think that beautiful scenery like this only exists in the Southwest. It is reminiscent of the Painted Desert in Arizona.

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Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Park in Denver CO

Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver Colorado is the only naturally occurring, acoustically perfect amphitheatre in the world.

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A different kind of getaway awaits at Red Mountain Resort

At Red Mountain the formula for kicking back could be a yoga class then a glass of pinot noir or a challenging hike followed by a deep tissue massage.

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For blister prevention-try Injinji Toe Socks

Made from 70% micro-fine merino wool, 25% nylon and 5% Lycra the seamless Injinji Toe Socks felt silky smooth and were a pleasure to touch. A size Medium fit my size 9 foot perfectly. I pulled them on and a couple of toes tried to get in the same slot, but after a little manipulation I got them all where they needed to be. Surprisingly, the sock felt comfortable and my toes were happy.

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