Wednesday, August 09, 2006



"COLORADO STATE CAPITOL BUILDING - Built in the 1890's at the Mile High City - Denver. In 1908, 24 karat gold was used to plate the dome"

"COLFAX AVENUE - Thirty-mile-long Colfax Avenue was in 1850, when Denver was founded, the major artery linking the miners of the Gold Rush to the riches of the Rockies. Today, Denver still has gold around the corner: at the U.S. Mint, which turns out 50 million coins a day on Colfax Avenue"

"WYOMING CAPITOL BUILDING - The domed state capitol at Cheyenne, the largest city in Wyoming, was designed in 1887 and is one of the points of interest of the state capital"

"CASPER, the second-largest city in Wyoming, was settled on the banks of the North Platte River in the late 1800's. Currently, fifty thousand people live there"

"WYOMING - Ninety seven thousand square miles, half a million inhabitants: a lot of space there! Five persons by square mile... (average US: 80). There I saw a town name on the road with the relevant information: POP. 4 - Population? Four!!!"

"THERMOPOLIS is located near the middle of Wyoming. It was founded in 1897, and they say it has excellent climate, beautiful surroundings, and friendly people - a population of approximately 3,200 people"

"CODY - William Frederick Cody, known as Buffalo Bill, was born on February 26, 1846, and died on January 10, 1917. He was a buffalo hunter, U.S. army scout, and an Indian fighter. The Buffalo Bill Historical Center, a complex of museums, includes the Buffalo Bill Museum, which features general western articles and tells the history of «Cody's» life"

"CANYON LODGE, YELLOWSTONE. Convenient place to sleep, without the stress of getting a room at the Old Faithful Inn"

"GETTING SUPLIES for the night. Next morning, Antonio knocked on the door asking to get in: the heater on his cabin was not working, and he was freezing...""


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