8.11.2011

Colorado, Part 2

Monday we went to Georgetown to ride the old steam train. We got there early and had lunch in the historic downtown area.
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The little girls loved it, celebrating by dancing in the street on the sidewalks under one of the many flower baskets hanging from lightpoles.
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Ever since the train trip we took to Santa Barbara, Leia thinks trains - choo choos to her - are the best. thing. ever.
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She was in heaven, especially after Auntie Rachel bought matching engineer outfits - with whistles - for all the girls.
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It was a pretty trip, with lots of flowers, rivers, and train trestles to keep everyone interested.
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Even though we didn't get off the train at the top to do the mining tour, it was still a great adventure. Just right for little girls.
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Tuesday's adventure was a trip into Denver to see the pirate exhibit at the Natural History Museum.
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It didn't hurt the little girls feelings that that was where all the dinosaurs were too.
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In fact, they liked that much better than silly old pirates (hubby was the only one that got to take his time and enjoy the show; Rachel had seen it before, so she took the two older girls out while I tried to contain Leia long enough to read a couple of exhibits.)

But the very best thing for them? Face painting!
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Thanks for a fun day, Auntie Rachel!
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