vistas – sac to mke trip

I’m from the Midwest and so anything other than cornfields are a real treat for me.

Outside of Sacramento on I-80.

Outside of Sacramento on I-80. This was taken at an “overlook” outside of Sacramento. Driving down some of these declines were kind of scary as when the car was in neutral, our car’s speedometer climbed from 80mph to 90 to 95, etc. So, so steep.

In western Colorado.

In western Colorado. Colorado had the most interesting topography in my opinion.

Uh, this house is probably really expensive.

Uh, this house is probably really expensive.  As we approached all the ski towns in Colorado, the money really came out.

Approaching Denver in the dark.

Driving into Denver in the dark and rain was also a bit scary. I saw so many signs asking semi truck drivers if their brakes were cool, that there were 15 more miles of steep roads, and signs warning of steep grades and sharp curves. Yikes! Denver itself was pretty flat, however.

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