When I landed my internship in Denver I was so excited that I went straight to the computer to look up all there is to know about this great city. After living in England for so many years I craved SUNSHINE and Denver gets over 300 days of it, which is better than Miami.
So I quickly wrote out a Denver Bucket List which included going to the Rocky Mountains, enjoying the best restaurants (of course), and visiting the capital.
I was a little naughty and didn’t bring my camera every where I went whilst exploring Denver. I did collect some of my favourite photos though and they bring back some great memories 😀
My first high was when I went to Blackhawk and did a little gambling. I managed to change my $10 into $100!!!
Went to a Denver Nuggets game. I know the name of the team is a little quirky but they were quite good 🙂
I took advantage of having a 3 course dinner on an old fashioned train called the Georgetown Loop Railroad. We decided to go on a evening ride which meant we didn’t get to see the views as much, so I would suggest you do a day ride if you get the chance to go.
Going to the Denver Zoo was amazing! It makes you feel like a kid again with all the amazing animals. Here’s Dory!!
A little bleary brown bear.
Of course I went to visit the beautiful Colorado State Capital in Denver. The dome was covered and getting a little spring cleaning when we went to visit it so I’ve included a picture from the website so you can see the building in all its glory. Tours are frequent and free of charge so give it a go.
Picture of myself on the stair stating 1 mile above sea level. The sun is directly in my eyes so please excuse the scrunched up face.
Of course I had to go see a concert at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre, which is a natural open-air and geologically formed amphitheatre. There’s nothing like it anywhere in the world and the acoustics are suppose to be the best for live concerts. You might remember that Mumford and Sons recorded their first film “The Road to Red Rocks” here. So I went to see the way too under appreciated Counting Crows who were INCREDIBLE!!
My pictures are a little blurry because of the night time light so I included a picture from the Red Rocks website so you can see what it looks like.
Finally, we went to visit some restaurants which had some tasty foods but I must say it was the taco places that really exploded my taste buds.
I visited other places like the Rocky Mountains and Breckenridge which you can see in my other blog posts.