Saturday, August 21, 2010

Our Colorado vacation continues – Turquoise Lake

We got to Turquoise Lake fairly early and the lake was beautiful.08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 0508-15-10 Turquoise Lake 07 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 04 The area and lake is beautiful.  We camped at the far end of the lake in the only campground on that end, May Queen campground.  Really nice, quiet.  Mike, Zachary and Zane went fishing.  Well, they went fishing everywhere we went nearly and never caught a thing. 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 28 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 09 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 10 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 14 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 15 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 16 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 18 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 20 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 21 The town of Leadville at the other end of the lake.08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 22 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 25 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 27 We finally had a night to have a fire and S’mores.  The boys love to have S’mores when we go camping.  08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 3108-15-10 Turquoise Lake 34 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 3508-15-10 Turquoise Lake 36 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 39 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 40 Zane tried to lick the marshmallow off his elbow.  It was hilarious!08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 42 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 44  And a beautiful sunset.08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 47 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 5208-15-10 Turquoise Lake 54

It was a good thing we had a fire that night because the next day it rained all day.  And the evening.  But made for some pretty pictures.  We did take a short hike around part of the lake.08-16-10 Turquoise Lake 02 08-16-10 Turquoise Lake 0308-16-10 Turquoise Lake 0808-16-10 Turquoise Lake 09 08-16-10 Turquoise Lake 1108-16-10 Turquoise Lake 13 08-16-10 Turquoise Lake 1408-16-10 Turquoise Lake 1508-16-10 Turquoise Lake 17

So it was decided to move down the road a bit and see more country.  Next blog, trip over Independence Pass and into Aspen.

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Our Colorado vacation continues – Turquoise Lake

We got to Turquoise Lake fairly early and the lake was beautiful.08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 0508-15-10 Turquoise Lake 07 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 04 The area and lake is beautiful.  We camped at the far end of the lake in the only campground on that end, May Queen campground.  Really nice, quiet.  Mike, Zachary and Zane went fishing.  Well, they went fishing everywhere we went nearly and never caught a thing. 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 28 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 09 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 10 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 14 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 15 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 16 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 18 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 20 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 21 The town of Leadville at the other end of the lake.08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 22 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 25 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 27 We finally had a night to have a fire and S’mores.  The boys love to have S’mores when we go camping.  08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 3108-15-10 Turquoise Lake 34 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 3508-15-10 Turquoise Lake 36 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 39 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 40 Zane tried to lick the marshmallow off his elbow.  It was hilarious!08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 42 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 44  And a beautiful sunset.08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 47 08-15-10 Turquoise Lake 5208-15-10 Turquoise Lake 54

It was a good thing we had a fire that night because the next day it rained all day.  And the evening.  But made for some pretty pictures.  We did take a short hike around part of the lake.08-16-10 Turquoise Lake 02 08-16-10 Turquoise Lake 0308-16-10 Turquoise Lake 0808-16-10 Turquoise Lake 09 08-16-10 Turquoise Lake 1108-16-10 Turquoise Lake 13 08-16-10 Turquoise Lake 1408-16-10 Turquoise Lake 1508-16-10 Turquoise Lake 17

So it was decided to move down the road a bit and see more country.  Next blog, trip over Independence Pass and into Aspen.

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