Denver, Day 3

Today was our free day.  Redwood Service Center Council chartered a bus to take us, and some teachers from San Francisco, to Boulder, about 40 minutes away.

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Boulder is a university town, and thus very quaint.  It had a downtown mall area, a “street” with no traffic, that was very good for walking and browsing through expensive little stores.  Suffice to say, I spent way too much money.

Lunch was at King Falafal, where someone had ordered Turkish coffee.  Heh.

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After Boulder, we took a detour on the way back to Denver, and stopped at Red Rocks.  It’s an open air amphitheater that is absolutely amazing.

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(You can see Denver in the background here)

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(The winning entry in a photography contest)

This place was pretty amazing, and I can only imagine what it would be like to see a concert here.

After we got back to Denver, I had dinner with Ola and Lorraine, then went exploring.  I took the free bus down the 16th Street Mall to the Tattered Cover Book Store.

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I spent about an hour here, wandering around, looking at books.  I bought a few posters for my class. Then I caught the bus back up the mall and headed back to the hotel.

 

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About socolaura

Mom, educator, opinionated, passionate, smart, witty, wise Latina. Waiting for my moment of zen.
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