Sunday, September 1, 2013

Colorado Road Trip - Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park - Photos

So, before I got hospitalized, Hobbes, Wife and I took our last week of freedom summer and went on an impromptu road trip to Colorado. Neither of us had ever seen mountains in the United States (Wife had seen a bit of the Alps before), and we figured a few days of mountain air would do us good. And we were right, minus the intestinal infection I somehow contracted on the drive out (most likely at a rest stop). We spent about five days on the trip: 1 day out, 3 days camping in Estes Park: East Portal Campground and driving through the Rocky Mountain National Park, 1 day back.

Since my second year of med school is in full swing, I don't have time to caption these photos, much as I would like to. However, I'm going to want to have written about this experience once November rolls around and the summer begins to seem like a distant pipe dream of bliss. I'm going to want to remember that it WAS real and I really DID go on a road trip and have an awesome time and that life is NOT just endless studying in preparation for Step 1 (and someday being a doctor). Without further ado, here are the photos:


John Yonkers said...

It looks like you had an amazing trip! Totally jealous man!

PS: Hobbes is adorable!


Justin said...

Thanks John! It was awesome - definitely something to look back on and help me get through the next two semesters! And yes - I completely agree about Hobbes :P

Liana said...

Found your blog via ABB. Your dog is so cute, and I have always wanted to go to RMNP.

Justin said...

@Liana - thanks very much! ABB is a pretty awesome blogger, that's for sure. And you're definitely right - Hobbes is a real charmer :) Thanks for reading!

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