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Boulder County

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  • Day6

    On top of Boulder - Flatiron hike

    April 18, 2018 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 7 °C

    Today I decided to go for a little hike after work. As I reached the summit of the first Flatiron I was rewarded with a beautiful view over Boulder and the Rocky Mountains. Video:https://www.relive.cc/view/1517288384Read more

  • Day3

    Day 3: Boulder, CO

    November 24, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 14 °C

    Today’s main mission was climbing a mountain! The Flatiron Mountain to be exact.

    After about 45 minuets of driving from Denver, we arrived at Chautauqua Park, where the trail starts. Looking at the mountain from distance, its imposing formations didn’t seem very friendly. We eagerly started walking toward it, couldn’t wait to conquer it!

    The first part of the trail is paved, weaving through the meadows going upward. The dirt trail was followed by rocky road and lovely trees. As we climbed higher and higher, the trail became increasingly more difficult. Some parts required us to climb with our hands on the ground.

    We were surprised at how many people brought their dogs with them, and that those obedient animals were all really well behaved and had no problem climbing the large rocks.

    After more than one hour of climbing, we finally reached the top of one of the peaks. We were met by a very strong and cold wind. That didn’t deter Evan from climbing to a notch at the edge of the cliff, telling me to take a photo of him. My body was swaying in the wind, my hat was about to be blown off the mountain top, and I was having trouble holding my phone to take a photo. So Steve climbed to the edge of the cliff and took a photo of Evan. I told them to come back from the edge. I only dared a couple of peeks of the lovely valley 1,400 feet below us, trying not to imagine Evan slipping and falling. I couldn’t even look at him as he made his way back from the notch, climbing at the very edge of the cliff against the strong wind.

    We met a very nice lady from CA, about 60 years old. I was very impressed she made this far all by herself. She took some photos of us and I took some of her. Believe or not, she was brave enough to also climb to the notch so Steve could take photos of her sitting there, inches away from more than 1,000 feet drop. Good for her!

    We continued our climb towards the peak next to us but we had almost run out of water. Not knowing exactly how far away the next peak was, we turned back.

    Climbing down was a lot easier than going up! Although many times I had to use my hands to hold the rocks behind me, and place my feet at the tiny holes, so I didn’t slip too far down. Unfortunately, this was also the moment when I realized that my walking shoes have lost most of the traction, placing me in more danger of slipping. Fortunately, when I did slip, it happened at less dangerous places. Well, god reason from me to get new shoes! YAY!

    Once we got back down from the mountain, we drove to Downtown Boulder, took a well deserved break at a local coffee shop called Laughing Goat.

    Our next destination is Estes Park, which is located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountain National Park. We started our one hour drive in the lovely mountain roads. By the time we arrived at the Estes Park, we noticed a lot of police cars around and many families with kids walking on the road. We didn’t think much about it and went to a nice restaurant, and had a great dinner.

    However, after dinner, as we were trying to leave the town, we realized that the whole town was blocked off for their Thanksgiving parade! We drove around and around, couldn’t pass the police barricades. Finally we had to stop the car and asked a policeman for directions to our hotel. He was nice enough to point a way out of town for us.

    After much twists and turns, we finally arrived at our hotel called Della Terra Mountain Chateau, and checked into our mountain cabin. After we turned on the cozy fireplace, everything was all good!
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  • Day24


    June 30, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 18 °C

    Ich habe heute mein Auto für die nächsten Tage abgeholt und bin mit 2 Kollegen aus dem Hostel wandern gewesen.
    Wir waren in den Anfängen der Rockys und es war atemberaubend. Es ist sehr anstrengend, da die Wege unbefestigt und teilweise zum Klettern sind und Denver schon sehr hoch liegt und wir noch höher gefahren und den Royal Arch Trail gegangen sind. Aber die Aussicht war alles wert.

    Seht es einfach selbst, aber die Bilder können das nicht annähernd einfangen.
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  • Day22


    September 30, 2002 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 20 °C

    Vreselijke nacht gehad, veel treinen en om 23,43 u begon er water te lopen, we dachten in de kamer boven ons. Toen om 0,30 u de vermeende douche nog steeds liep belde ik de receptie op. Zij deed nazicht en er bleek geen douchen te lopen. Om 1u ik terug naar de receptie deze keer persoonlijk gegaan, ze kwam mee om te luisteren, inderdaad er liep duidelijk water. Een lopend toilet of zo? We kregen een kamer aangeboden en mochten onze spullen in de lawaaierige kamer laten staan. Nu hielden alleen de treinen ons nog wakker: zij toeteren aan iedere straat/overweg omdat er geen slagbomen staan.
    Na ’t ontbijt terug op weg, je merkte dat we in een grotere stad waren met heel wat industrie. Daarna werden de landschappen weer vertrouwd, we naderden de Rocky Mountains weer en dat zijn fabelachtige zichten!
    Terug aan de Grand Tetons leek het soms wel. We zitten tussen 8000 & 9000 ft en de bergen lijken hoger door het klimmen en dalen. Veel vakantiehuisjes, blijkbaar komt heel Denver hier op verlof. We genieten van de herfstkleuren die nu heel zichtbaar worden.
    Boulder heeft een heel gezellige winkel- wandelstraat en omdat het zo goed weer is nemen we een Ben&Jerry’s ijsje en genieten in de herfstzon, nog een tapbiertje bij Antica Roma en al vlug waren onze 2 uurtjes van de parking meter om.
    Terug de warme auto in en in de drukte van Denver van Interstate naar Interstate goed op de weg letten en de borden in ’t oog houden. Ik was uitgeput toen we op de kamer waren. Dirk ging nog even de omgeving verkennen, voor mij een bruistablet en een uurtje op bed.
    Veel was er niet rond het motel maar een Mexicaans restaurantje leek ons leuk. Vrij gezellig ingericht “Los Potreros Colorado”
    We namen een Margarita, dan soep, Ribeye voor Dirk en New York steak voor mij, het probleem was dat ze alles tegelijk brachten! Even proeven van de soep, dan de steak eten en dan de rest van de koude soep. Eigenlijk smaakte onze picknick van ’s middag met kip, verse tomaten en koningsbroodje ons toch beter.
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  • Day1

    Boulder, Colorado

    September 10, 2016 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 20 °C

    A one-day side trip to see Boulder. A little gem. Farmers" market - everything from virtuous fruit to local hooch aka whiskey (?!). And Pearl St Mall where Nigel found some adorable jewellery.

  • Day5

    Waterfall and Nederland

    April 8, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 8 °C

    Today was hard because we did a lot of things. First we drove into the mountains. We wanted to go to the Boulder falls first but we couldn't park there. As a result of this we drove to Nederland and this town is really cute. It was a little bit boring for me. There was the carousel of happiness and it was fun.
    Later we drove back to the Boulder falls and we could park there. We went down there and ate our sandwiches, which were really delicious. The waterfall was really great and I enjoyed.
    Back in the apartment we watched the serie further.
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You might also know this place by the following names:

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