July 4, 2014

Day 109: Royal Canyon (1,941m, 6,368ft, 1.44bn)

Today we headed into the Rocky Mountains. Tomorrow we embark on our greatest elevation gain of the trip. I am looking forward to it.

Instead of going straight into the campsite this afternoon


I visited Royal Gorge to see the highest bridge in America.

Royal Gorge

At the same time I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to photograph a black and yellow butterfly and some other insect.

Flower: Black Eyed Sally

Creatures: Insects

Road: Yes we are still on the 96. This flower was to be seen on the hard shoulder.

Oh, and today's ice cream was:
Ice Cream