Category Archives: Museums

Cripple Creek Museums

My first afternoon stop was the Cripple Creek District Museum, at the head of main street right next to the railroad depot. The building was the Midland Terminal Depot, built in 1895, when Cripple Creek had a population of 50,000. … Continue reading

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This and That

This was a day when you could fry an egg on any surface. It was close to 100° in Denver and not much better anywhere east of the mountains. I decided to check off some things on my list that … Continue reading

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Dachau Concentration Camp

Although we knew it would be sobering, we decided to visit Dachau. The memorial, which feels huge, only covers maybe a quarter of the war-period footprint. The rectangle in the far right, with the U-shaped building and the rows of … Continue reading

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Hohenzollern Castle

Of course, on a tour of Europe, you have to visit a castle so we headed to one on Tuesday morning.  We could see our destination when we were still several miles away. We parked at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Down from the Mountaintop

The Piz Gloria has the 007 logo painted all over the outside. The inside is decorated in James Bond. There’s a small museum called Bond World 007 that consists of photos, tidbits of information about On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, … Continue reading

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