BCV: Flat-Landers

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Remaining fit during our travels was a top priority. It was a hassle to make room for our bikes, but we did because they were an integral part of our fitness regime. Because space is a premium when rv’ing, I forfeited my weights and packed exercise tubing instead. I also had a list of exercises […]

BCV: All Aboard!

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As we worked our way south through Colorado toward our cabin in New Mexico, I was thinking about detouring over to Durango to ride the Durango & Silvertion narrow gauge railroad. Rather than go that far out of our way, I decided to settle for the Cumbres & Toltec railroad from Antonito, CO to Chama, […]

BCV: Rocky Mountain National Park

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I stifled a moan when Jim suggested going to Rocky Mountain National Park.  My immediate response was how many tree-covered mountains must we see? Were Denali, Glacier, and Yellowstone not representative enough?  I love nature and enjoyed visiting the National Parks we patronized very much, but did not feel Rocky Mountain would be different enough […]

BCV: The Honeymoon is Over

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I believe a marriage can have multiple honeymoon phases, regardless of the length of the marriage. The actuality of this long, anticipated trip served to reignite those “just married” emotions for us. However, after three months on the road, I believe the honeymoon is over due to the following scenario: We were driving to Antonito, Colorado when […]