Grand Junction

White Negroni from Bin 707.
White Negroni from Bin 707.

It was late afternoon when I arrived in Grand Junction, so I headed out to find myself a meal.  It looked like there might be a small downtown and, sure enough, they had a fun few blocks of shops and restaurants.  I had a surprisingly good time in Grand Junction.  I had no idea about the town before I showed up so it was a pleasant surprise.


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Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak is the ultimate tourist trap.  Although there are over 50 similarly sized mountains in Colorado, this is the first you encounter when migrating from the East.  It’s famous for being big and famous.  It’s a long drive out and up to the top, a windy peak with viewpoints so high as to make poor photographs, too little air to breath and a shop full of food knick-knacks.  So of course it was totally on my to-do list and I took the ride up above 14,000 feet on Saturday (October 8th).

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