Backwards roadtrip. I arrived back in Wichita at 3am. I dropped off my cousin, Krystal and her friend Ryan off at her house at 1:30ish am. I picked up my key at Nicky’s house (which I left with her so she would be able to water my plants – thank you!). We left Houston at noon. The day before we visited the Galveston Beach and we miraculously found a parking spot on Seawall Drive. The day before, I found these clarinet Christmas ornaments at the Strand – Christmas on the Strand shop. I can never find anything clarinet oriented, so when I saw these, I just had to buy them.
The day before that, we went to the Galleria. A very huge mall in Houston. I walked by an Armani store and a whole bunch of other stores that only really rich people shop at. I went into Borders with David, whom I had met earlier that day. On Wednesday, we travelled to Houston from Denver through New Mexico and drove on some safety corridors, which I thought had something to do with some sort of volcanic mountain, which i thought was strange to have inland, but alas, it’s only for traffic safety.
We went to Hanging Lake in Colorado. It took us a long time to drive there. And it took hours to climb up the trail. You can only get to the lake by hiking.
We went to the alluvial fan in Rocky Mountain National Park. There were very little people driving through the park, it was cloudy and cold.
We went to the garden of the gods and saw the kissing camels.
My mom drove us up Pikes Peak, and the brakes didn’t get hot as we were coming back down.
The day we arrived we went to Boulder Falls.
On the way to Colorado, we saw these fans, to save energy. They’re building even more of them.
We left about 10:30am on Saturday Morning.