Last month we had the opportunity to head to Colorado Springs to attend a friend’s wedding and we took a few extra days to see the area and we are so glad we did! Colorado Springs is beautiful! First, we flew into Denver and went straight off to lunch at Euclid Hall. This place has some menu items that are off the hook and a fantastic “gastro-pub” atmosphere. One of the things we had was a complete play on both texture and temperature.
That’s freeze dried duck on top of homemade chips on top of warm duct confit on top of herby goat cheese. What?!?! Amazing, is what.
We planned a few excursions while we were there, but kept it a pretty relaxed trip to just enjoy the area. We toured some caves, went horseback riding through Garden of the Gods, went for walks and discovered some great restaurants and wine bars. The area is just so beautiful.
My friend married a Captain in the Air Force, so one of the most incredible parts of our trip was getting to go to the Air Force Academy and to the Cadet Chapel where they were married. I only had my phone on me for these pictures, but how amazing is this?
That isle was so long, I gotta give to my girl…I would’ve had to take a breather half way. And can you believe the size of that organ?? (There’s a joke there, I’m sure of it… 🙂 ) There were strips of stained glass between each of the steel “A-Frames” (for lack of a better explanation) so the light kept changing color as it filtered through and was so magical.
It was a wonderful trip! Jake and I had a lot of fun, as usual, and I’m always so honored and touched to be a part of someone’s wedding and take part in those moments with them.
Have a wonderful weekend!
If you have a chance, check out my friends blog Little Girl, Big World where she documents her travel adventures! She’s an amazing writer and you’ll feel like a fast friend immediately!