2 Nights in Denver

Denver has many delights….

Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver can be very pleasant in January. The Denver Art Museum and Museum of Nature and Science often have popular exhibitions still running after the holiday season, the Denver Botanic Gardens feature their annual Orchid Showcase, restaurants are less crowded and parking much more convenient.

  

A sip of Scotch at our comfy B&B

“The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes” at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science

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So many Sherlocks

The Denver Art Museum: Over 100 Works by Andrew and Jamie Wyeth

Jamie Wyeth opens the exhibition in Denver.  The exhibition contains a fascinating video of Jamie working in his studio

 

Distinguished art critics

 

Christiana’s World

 

Dinner at Osteria Marco – Yummy roasted artichoke

 

Christmas Day 2015

Drake is old enough to really participate

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Beautiful Christmas tree and lovely wrapped presents
Santa has visited Drake
Lots of books for Christmas
Grandma Steyer’s German Apple Pancakes – a Christmas Day tradition
Breakfast radition: apple pancakes, fresh squozen orange juice, bacon and chanpagne
Drake loves apple pancakes!

Cody, Wyoming

Clear sky, absolutely no light pollution, amazing stars, 30 degrees. 

Early lakeside breakfast…

   
 

Down the Beartooth Highway, connecting to the Chief Joseph Highway

 

Views from the Chief Joseph Highway
  
Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone canyon
 

On to Cody, Wyoming to tour the Buffalo Bill Museum (Rocky Mountain Natural History, Plains Indians Life, Buffalo Bill Cody’s life, Western Art and firearms history wings). 

Western Art of N.C. Wyeth

Camping near Cody at the Buffalo Bill State Park. 

   

  

Our last dinner together for a while
Sunset view from our campsite

 

Tomorrow – home to Colorado