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Natural majesty of the rocky summits

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Welcome back to the old site. I am finally done with sorting and toning my photos from my family’s post-graduation trips to the Rocky Mountains. Here are a couple samples; more on my Flickr gallery.

I know it’s really Cambodia you were waiting for, but it’s monsoon season, and it seems my free time almost always coincides with torrential rains. I will get to it, I swear.

The evening sun reflects off a creek in the Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge.

The evening sun reflects off a creek in the Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge.

This tree, seen from the train on the ride up to the top of Pike's Peak, may not seem like much, but it's one of the oldest trees in America. It is more than 2,000 years old and started growing at the time Romans were building the Colysseum.

This tree, seen from the train on the ride up to the top of Pike’s Peak, may not seem like much, but it’s one of the oldest trees in America. It is more than 2,000 years old and started growing at the time Romans were building the Colysseum.

Georgetown's downtown area is reflected in the window of an antique shop. Georgetown is a nicely preserved old frontier town.

Georgetown’s downtown area is reflected in the window of an antique shop. Georgetown is a nicely preserved old frontier town. That’s my dad in the window.

Lost somewhere in North-eastern Colorado...

Lost somewhere in North-eastern Colorado…

The evening sun shines through clouds in a valley of Rocky Mountains National Park.

The evening sun shines through clouds in a valley of Rocky Mountains National Park.

The conductor announces the arrival of the Georgetown Loop train at the Silver Plume, Colo. station, and reminds schoolchildren to keep their hands in.

The conductor announces the arrival of the Georgetown Loop train at the Silver Plume, Colo. station, and reminds schoolchildren to keep their hands in.

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Written by Isabelle Roughol

Saturday, 14 June, 2008 at 07:07

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