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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

T Stands for Down on the Colorado River

Helloooo! Happy Tuesday! 
This past weekend I got to enjoy an all "girl" getaway to Laughlin Nevada.  Five us loaded up and headed to the Colorado river.  Laughlin is like a little Las Vegas, about 6 casino/hotels along the river bank.
We arrived about 4 P.M. and the sun was starting to sink in the west and made the mountains on the east bank glow.  This is the view from my room.......on the 20th floor.

 Looking down onto the river.....that is a river taxi heading to the east bank to pick up people and bring them over.

Saturday morning I was sitting on the River Walk....a walkway between the river and the buildings.......runs behind all the casinos.  I was enjoying my first cup of coffee as the sun came up.

 There was artwork on the buildings along the River Walk.  I found this one the most interesting.

Back in my room, for one more cup of coffee before joining the others for a hearty breakfast and the days shenanigans. I have never been much of a gambler, or heavy drinker......but I did have fun just "people" watching.  This was Veteran's Day and the casinos had free buffets for all the veterans, which I thought was such a great thing for them to do.  So there were a lot of veterans wearing their baseball caps with their service logos on them, such a heat warming thing to see......and they were fun to talk to.
After a couple hours at the out-let, shopping we took a break.......which meant it was time for a little wine.......

......and a few minutes to prop my feet up.....grin!

 I was just amazed at how clear the water was in this area......it is a muddy dirty river in Colorado, but so clear and clean here!  So I took this from my room, so I could get a shot looking down.......even though the windows were very dirty....you can see the bottom of the river.

So now it is time for me to take my coffee and wine, and join Elizabeth and the T-gang.
Happy T-day







15 comments:

  1. Glad you had such a fun girlie weekend, thanks for sharing the lovely photos. Great street art, too. Happy T day, hugs, Valerie

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  2. Wow-- what great views ! Super that you had such a fabulous weekend!
    Wonderful header Krisha!
    Happy T-Day!
    Susi

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  3. Your girlie weekend looked like fun! I enjoyed seeing the art on the buildings along the River Walk and that's an amazing view from your hotel room overlooking the river and those spectacular red rock mountains 😁. Thanks for sharing your trip to Nevada and wishing you a very Happy T Day! J 😊

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  4. what a fun weekend for all of you! awesome views too thanks for sharing Happy T Day Kathy

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  5. It sounds like a wonderful mini break with the girls. What a great view you had from your room. Barbxx

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  6. I'm in awe of your trip to Laughlin. Sounds like you girls had fun, too. Such beautiful shots of the river, the river wall, and your feet (grin). Seriously, this looked like a great getaway and coffee and wine are the perfect way to celebrate the occasion, too. Thanks for sharing your trip to Laughlin and your drinks with us for T this Tuesday.

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  7. That should have been RIVER WALK, not WALL. I type faster than my brain can respond.

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  8. what a wonderful getaway-and that view is fab!! I have never been further west than in my home state of PA- I know, pretty sad. Would love to one day head out to NM or Arizona or Colorado, or CA, or...
    Wish I was still having a glass of wine with flip flops on. Happy T day!

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  9. It looks like you had a fun girls weekend. The view from your hotel was wonderful.
    I like your new header.
    Happy T day wishes.
    Yvonne xx

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  10. What a fun weekend you had. Really beautiful views from you hotel room. I love the How the West Was Won mural.Happy T Day

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  11. fabulous weekend did you have. Wonderful photos are that.The new Header is beautiful!
    Happy T day
    Elke

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  12. Such a lovely landscape. Looks like you had a very relaxing trip. I have never been out west but I would love to visit Nevada some day.
    Happy Tea Day,
    Kate

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  13. I have heard of Loughlin but didn't know what it was like. Glad to get a view. Girls adventures are always a good time, and yours does and probably good for the spirit too. Happy T day-Erika

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  14. I've never been any place like this, but it sounds like you had a fun time. The river does look pretty. Happy T Day!

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  15. Outlet shopping with the girls, count me in! Looks like you enjoyed your getaway. The crystal clear water is pretty amazing. I liked the wall art you shared as well. Beautiful sunrise photo, Krisha.

    Happy T-day! Hugs, Eileen

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