We met my cousin Kim, who lives in Boulder, at The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse (http://www.boulderteahouse.com/) for lunch. The day was so beautiful, we chose to sit outside, and unfortunately, did not take any photos of the inside. It is beautiful though. :)
Our table was next to a rushing stream. Kim spent quite a bit of time with us.....I think we had a 2 hour lunch, but had to leave us and go back to work, although she said many times she wished she could "hang out" with us for the rest of the day. We were next headed to Banjo Billy's Bus Tour, something she has not experienced.
A rose between 2 thorns...... :)
Myself, Paula Sue, and Sherry, in the rose garden which is in front of the teahouse.
Inside of Banjo Billy's tour bus. Don (his shy self), me, Paula Sue, and David. John, the owner and tour guide, told us how the name came to be Banjo Billy's, but unfortunately, I don't remember what it was. He told A LOT of stories........ :) I do remember he said that he had a masters, gave up his day job, bought the old school bus on eBay for $6000, cut the top off, welded a peaked metal roof onto it and sided it with old wooden fencing. It truly did look more like something one would see in the backwoods........ As you can see in the photo, the interior was somewhat "unconventional". :) Yes, that is a western saddle that one could sit on for the ride.....it would be about as bumpy, too as riding with a real horse under you, too.
Sherry in her bus seat.
A bus view of Chautauqua Meadow, at the trail head located in Chautauqua Park.