Journey Jotters

Bitten by the travel bug

As I mentioned in the post yesterday, the JJ family took a day trip to Ouray from Telluride. While in Ouray, we drove the Million Dollar Highway towards Silverton and back. This post details our experience on this thrilling drive.

On our third morning in Telluride, we planned to explore Ouray on a day trip. Ouray is located 50 miles to the northeast of Telluride, with a circuitous route around Mt. Sneffels. As the crow flies, the distance is somewhere about 7 to 8 miles. But with no direct access, it takes about an hour …

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Our first full morning in Telluride turned out to be a glorious one. The view from the balcony was picturesque, and the day promised some sunshine. Unlike most trips, on this one, we had a loosely knitted itinerary. I spent some time calling the Telluride museum and emailing the various outfitters for available adventure opportunities. …

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The morning of our trip was bittersweet for us. We are now proud owners of a six-month-old puppy, SkittyJJ, and had to drop her off at the boarding place before leaving town. Although we got her a nice kennel, it was still hard to say goodbye! That done, we got to the airport, only to …

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On our recent trip to Telluride, we stayed at the Mountain Lodge Telluride hotel. Although it bears the nameTelluride, the hotel is physically located in Mountain Village and has wonderful views. As I mentioned in my last post, we wanted to experience a hotel at the higher elevation of Mountain Village, and the town is …

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