In early August my girlfriend and I took a trip out to Colorado for a much needed vacation. Having grown up around mountains, lush green forests and expansive lakes in the Pacific Northwest, I've always wanted to visit somewhere else with a change of pace and scenery - and Colorado sounded like the perfect fit.
I'll be covering my visit to the Rocky Mountain National Park in a later blog post, but wanted to show you my trip to Colorado Springs first. A drastic change of scenery to what I'm used to, Colorado Springs and the surrounding area offered beautiful views of red rocks, waterfalls and endless canyons - things you'd see in western movies during the gold rush.
The little details like fine red grains of sand in the bottom of the river really added to the experience, while