Monday, September 30, 2013

Pikes Peak

Yesterday we drove up to Pikes Peak.  Gordon, Evelyn, Mike and I.  It was a beautiful, clear day and it is really something to stand at 14,110 feet and look down at the world below!  I had a little trouble with the curvy roads and as a result did not feel my best at the high elevation, but it was worth the drive!

Pikes Peak

 Standing atop Pikes Peak, Katherine Lee Bates was inspired to write America the Beautiful.

enjoying a special Pikes Peak donut and cup of coffee

you can take a cog wheel train up to the top if you wish

 Back down in Manatou Springs, we had to stop for a wine tasting.  Enjoyed a couple of nice ones!

1 comment:

  1. Well darn, you shoulda been the driver! Great pics, looks a little cold up there!


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