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Harry and Judy's RV Trip
21st Jun 2013 - Summer 2013
Day 16-June 21, 2013-Canon City, CO

Day 16-June 21, 2013-Canon City, CO
Hot-96 and smoky!
In the morning we went to the campground office and talked to the owners, Larry & Sylvia Hill-what nice people. I showed them the pictures of the restored RVs we saw in Albuquerque last year at the campground on Route 66. He had restored most of them and showed us a video that was made and sold with the DVD for the movie “Cars”- all about Route 66 and the restoration of the cars and RVs. Each one has a theme and one of the ones at this campground is “flamingo pink” inside-it even has a pink rotary dial phone and pink dice. Has an old toaster and pink flamingos all over. Pink bedspread, sofa, lava lamp- pretty disgusting really, but it sure is retro. All of them are even decorated inside with retro furnishings
Met up with Sharon for lunch at El Caporal-great Mexican food, then went to a winery outside of town which was only open on the week-ends so we went back in to town to the Holy Cross Abbey & Winery. We were there two years ago and liked their wine and still do. There’s a Whitewater Festival in town this week-end so there are a lot of rafters and kayakers around. Gassed up in town then went up the mountain again to relax at the campground. Around 5PM the wind picked up and the smoke started to get really thick-worse than last night. Sylvia came by on her Segway and talked for a while, then Sharon left and we started to pack up to leave tomorrow. Never thought we’d be hungry again after the Mexican lunch but we wanted something small so we went across the street a bit to White Water Bar & Grille and ordered just a beer and a baked potato with brisket. The potato was about the size of a Nerf football, piled high with BBQ Brisket-we’ll be eating that for a few days! Really nice place-inside was a band (way too loud!) so we went out back where there’s a volleyball net, horseshoes, tether ball and all kinds of games for kids and adults. Sharon called and said on her way home she saw two fires by the side of road near her ranch, she called the fire department, they came and put them out and everything is OK.

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Diary Photos

Restored Station wagon camper

Us at White Water Bar & Grille

Harry & the huge potatoes

Playground outside restaurant

Me and Sharon

Volleyball & fire pit at restaurant

White Water Bar & Grille out back

Diary Movies

Starlite Classic Campground

White Water Bar & Grille movie

Back of White Water Bar & Grille movie

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