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Teleferico in Quito, Ecuador

If you want to get tremendous views of Quito, Ecuador, the Teleferico is definitely a great way to do it. The Teleferico is a cable car that takes you up the Pichincha volcano. Once the cable car drops you off, … Continue reading

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We Enjoyed Our First Excursion in Ecuador

Today, we drove back into the Andes mountains, this time to visit one of the many volcanos that are Ecuador. It was great to see the beautiful scenery and get out of the city and into the countryside. We did … Continue reading

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Falcon Trail on the Air Force Academy

We decided to hike a trail on the grounds of the Air Force Academy here in Colorado Springs. The Falcon Trail is a trail that we have never hiked before and it is a 13 mile loop, but we just … Continue reading

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Catamount Trail in Green Mountain Falls

The weather was beautiful this weekend, so we decided to get up into the mountains and go for a hike. We drove to the quaint town of Green Mountain Falls to hike the Catamount Trail, which is a trail that … Continue reading

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Red Rock Canyon Open Space

The weather was absolutely beautiful this weekend so we took advantage of it to go on a short hike. This was our first time hiking the Red Rock Canyon Open Space, which is located between Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs, … Continue reading

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Discovering Yourself Through Travel

When we were young, we read stories and saw movies about Native Americans going on vision quests. A journey into the wilderness with nothing but a bow and arrow where they were to survive in the harshest of conditions until … Continue reading

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Mount Falcon Park

We decided to head up to go hiking near Morrison, Colorado, which is a small town just outside of Denver. It is the home of the famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre, but we were there to get up into the mountains … Continue reading

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First “Real” Hike of the Season

We did a fair amount of hiking while we were in Bolivia and we also walk thirty to sixty minutes every day, but this weekend was the first chance we’ve had to get out and go for a hike in … Continue reading

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The Hike That Wasn’t

After a couple of weeks with snowy weather in Colorado, we finally had a gorgeous weekend with warm temperatures.  We decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather and go hiking in Castlewood Canyon State Park.  Our thought was that … Continue reading

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Paint Mines Interpretive Park

We decided to explore a different part of Colorado over the weekend. Instead of heading into the mountains to go hiking, we headed east to a unique location near the town of Calhan. Generally speaking, eastern Colorado is pretty much … Continue reading

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