Colorado Springs ahead

Road to Colorado SpringsAlong the highway just up ahead

It looks so close and yet so far

We travel high and low,

Almost like we’re traveling to the stars.

Countryside approaching Colorado Springs-1Cattle, horses and deer adorn the land

As we approach Colorado Springs.

Isn’t it grand to see life different from home,

And as I see animals, I wonder where the buffalo roamed.

We see the mountain peak in our sight

It’s getting closer

Maybe before the night.

Countryside approaching Colorado Springs-2

But it gets larger the closer we go

Where we’ll stop, who knows.

How much time do we have to stop and look

At the beauty around us in Colorado Springs;

Then we’ll be on our way – Pikes Peak and beyond

But we’ll stay a day or two and highlight certain things.

Getting ready to endure the change in elevation.

At an elevation of 6,035 feet, Colorado Springs has two-thirds of the oxygen found at sea level and the summit of 14,115-foot Pikes Peak has only half.   https://www.colorado.com/articles/8-things-you-didnt-know-about-colorado-springs

Blessings!

Ron

 

19 thoughts on “Colorado Springs ahead

    1. It’s a nice drive – open terrain for the most part, at least coming from the east; mountainous no doubt from the west. I remember flying from Denver years ago and staying at 10,000 feet altitude for a short while. It was a little bumpy and interesting, especially knowing Pikes Peak is at more than 14,000 feet. Beautiful too. Thanks.

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  1. Looking forward to travelling with you, its always a pleasure Sir!! You are a positive person always make me smile, I sometimes crack lame jokes to be on light side, I hope you don’t get offended!

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    1. Thank you Tanya. This is a little prelude to the images coming up in Colorado. Lots to see and post so I hope people won’t get bored in the next couple of weeks. I appreciate all of you going along with me. 😉 You make my day.

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