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Eliot goes to Colorado! - Part 2 of 2

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Gubrz, Jul 23, 2014.

  1. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX

    decided to make a trip to the denver downtown aquarium!



    I LIKE TOURTLES!across the street from a different park, i decided THIS is where i need to live.. now if only one of these people would MOVE! lol


    super crooked photo to drive some of you nuts...muahahahahaa! :D



    SCENES FROM A MALL: Pearl St. Mall! - headed to boulder sunday not a very arty shot, but the subject matter is STRIKING! lol.. actually, its a bit disgusting sounding!


    this is the proper reaction to my HILARITY, fyi...



    under the ladder man was an AMAZING gelato place, Fior Di Latte, where i got Lemon/Basil, and Farmers Market Fresh Peach. The owner came in as i was finishing. somewhere late 20s, early 30s, and in a very animated italian way blurted out "OOH! WHAT FLAVORS DID YOU GET?!" she was QUITE excited, as if she were anticipating ordering her own and wondering what bizarre flavors they might have here... i said "lemon basil, and the peach!" - "oh.. i spent over an hour peeling each of those peaches by hand!.... *almost awkwardly long pause while she looked up thoughtfully... then blurted out suddenly* "BUT IT WAS WORTH IT!" and her eyebrows shot up and she smiled big and trotted off to the back! i loved her! she could be an amazing character in a book or movie! took this while driving around the east side of boulder.. the mountains are RIGHT at the west edge of town.. its GORGEOUS! GO TO BOULDER!!! its a must visit in my book for american adventures!


    swung by the mall that Gonzo and i used to frequent for his socializing as a puppy. it was a dog friendly mall, it was so nice!
    i decided i needed this luggage for my next adventure!



    and heading back into denver for the hotel... bossman was babbling about work stuff and missed the exit i kept trying to inform him about 3 times... so we ended up looping around north of denver and then down the east side and into downtown again... lol im sure it was all MY fault in his eyes tho! lol!


    saw SEX TAPE in the theatre across the street from the hotel along the 16th st open mall in downtown denver, and saw this guy trying to talk to this girl who seemed interested only in when the next police officer would be coming by,... lol



    sadly, had to head back home after meetings all day monday.

    yay for airplane mode on a camera! :D
    Colorado, ive left you again, and i miss you again! ill visit again! and ill love you again!
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  2. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    love the ones on the plane.

    and it sounds like the gelato shop owner might be your soul mate.
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  3. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    she was amazing! as were her daughter and husband,... lol! they all had big personalities. i think its what happens when you do your own thing and not let life bring you down! free spirits!
  4. Another great series. Seems like you enjoyed your trip.
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  5. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    your enthusiasm fizzes off these photographs - even without the commentary!
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  6. Lucille

    Lucille SC Veteran

    Aug 20, 2012
    Hepcat City
    more Eliot for me.
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  7. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    You're quite a sneaky snapper :) I'm now exhausted. I feel as though I've jogged along next to you at break neck speed...... wonderful tour !
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  8. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer ~@¿@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Great stuff, Eliot. Love your insight :)
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  9. KillRamsey

    KillRamsey SC Hall of Famer

    Jun 20, 2012
    Cambridge, MA

    ^ that.
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  10. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    thanks so much dave! i LOVED it! i hadnt flown in forever it felt like, and i didnt realize how desperately i missed colorado! i wasnt this excited to get back to san diego the first time after leaving(was born n raised in san diego 22 years)
    colorado is "back home" to me!

    :D thanks! of course, youve said FIZZ, so now all i can think is "BURP CHARLIE! ITS OUR ONLY WAY DOWN!" from willy wonka :D

    m just trying to keep up with you and lu! :D you boppin snappers! ;D

    next time well just casually stroll... i think i can emulate that by putting more space between photos.... :D hehehe

    im insightful! *smug hair toss for 3rd time today* heheh :D
    thanks again kyte!!!

    :D KR
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  11. Djarum

    Djarum SC All-Pro

    Jul 10, 2010
    Huntsville, AL
    Really nice photos.
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  12. qhs232

    qhs232 SC Regular

    Oct 6, 2013
    Metro Detroit
    Thanks Eliot, I really enjoyed them all!
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