Royal Gorge & Canyon City – September 2008

Royal Gorge / Canon City Trip Report

Chapter 1.¬†Up, Up & Away!We were all set for our mini-vacation – the alarm went off at 5:30am, too early as always but we were exciting to get going. I had looked out the window right after waking up and was worried to see a lot more cloud cover than had been predicted… but they began to lift almost immediately and it looked like the sky might clear up in time. After packing up some last minute things, Lily and I grabbed a quick snack for the car and we headed out to Memorial Park to see the Balloons. We parked and headed out to the field – it was almost 7:00! The weather had cleared up nicely, we were going to get to see a launch afterall! Continue reading