Wednesday, July 07, 2004

Castlewood Canyon

SpunkyGurl and I went hiking in Castlewood Canyon today. The area was at one time a 400 acre lake before the dam burst, killing two people in the resultant flooding. Quite a pretty area, easy hiking (which is good considering my foot), a marmot skeleton and a crazy swimming bat. The bat fell from a rock over the creek and was rather miserable, esp. when I went over to photograph him. As always, the best places are a titch off the trail. Some excellent large rock formations with one in particular that was like going thru a cave (bat guano, yum)

After that we went to the 16th Street mall and did some people watching. There are at LEAST four Starbucks there. (anti-starbucks apparel here) A pretty good day today. (o=