Road Trip – Loveland Pass and the Continental Divide

Loveland PassThe weather in Colorado had been unseasonably warm during November, thus my Gene and I decided to take advantage of the calm weather and took a little road trip. We ended up visiting the Dillon Reservoir and Loveland Pass on the Continental Divide. For those of you who don’t know, I wanted to share that Loveland Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 11,990 feet in the Rocky Mountains of north-central Colorado. The pass is named for William A.H. Loveland, the president of the Colorado Central Railroad and a resident of Golden during the late 19th century.  Continue reading “Road Trip – Loveland Pass and the Continental Divide”

Beautiful Views at Dillon Reservoir – Dillon, Colorado

On a short day trip to Loveland Pass earlier this year, we decided to stop by Dillon Reservoir and spend a few minutes to check it out. Sometimes referred to as Lake Dillon, it is a large fresh water reservoir located in Summit County, Colorado, south of 1-70 and bordered by the towns of Frisco, Silverthorne, and Dillon Continue reading “Beautiful Views at Dillon Reservoir – Dillon, Colorado”

Win a Souvenir from Oahu, HI – The Gathering Place

Oahu Beach

UPDATE – THIS RAFFLE HAS ENDED. WINNER IS LISTED BELOW – Keep you eye on my blog, as a new raffle will be starting soon. Mahalo

I am extremely happy to be writing this post as we are leaving two weeks from tomorrow to spent Christmas and New Years in Oahu, Hawaii. We started planning this trip earlier this year, and I can’t believe it is almost time to pack our bags and head to the airport. I am really looking forward to see how they celebrate Christmas Island style. I do know that the local greeting for Christmas is Mele Kalikimaka thanks to Elvis’ Blue Hawaii movie 🙂  Continue reading “Win a Souvenir from Oahu, HI – The Gathering Place”

Ways to Alleviate the Symptoms of Jet Lag

jet-lag-action-planAs we are getting ready to take a long flight later this month and started thinking about jet leg. We’ve have traveled to Europe many times, but it has been a few years. Thus I decided to do some research and share ways to combat the effects of jet lag here on my travel blog. For those of you who haven’t flown on a long flight at 35, 000 feet, I want to share that jet lag is a temporary sleep problem that can affect anyone who quickly travels across multiple time zones. Continue reading “Ways to Alleviate the Symptoms of Jet Lag”