<a href="http://youtu.be/EEXjKf7qbCI" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><em><br />Peak-to-Peak Highway - In A Colorado Minute (Week 234)&nbsp;</em></a><br /> <br /> The <a href="http://www.coloradodot.info/travel/scenic-byways/north-central/peak-to-peak" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Peak-to-Peak Highway</a>  in Colorado is the oldest Scenic Byway in the United States of America,  established in 1918. That's quite a claim. So I was thrilled for us to  take this drive south from Estes Park to Black Hawk during the height of  fall foliage season. Thank you, Margaret, girlfriend of Drew, for this  wonderful recommendation.<br /> <br /> The drive is actually not along just one  highway but changes from CO Highway 7 to CO Highway 72 and then to CO  Highway 119 (north to south).<br /> <br /> One of the turns, we completely  missed (and I couldn't find it in the footage later either), which led  us to continue down 7 for a while and get some beautiful footage of the  South St. Vrain Canyon, which you can watch <a href="http://movingpostcard.com/st-vrain-canyon/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">HERE</a>. We then found our way back through a charming little town on the St. Vrain Creek, which wasn't even listed on my map.<br /> <br /> My  critical mind was a bit frustrated that because we only had time to  drive the 55-mile (about 80-minute) drive facing mostly south and west  before it got dark, which meant we were mostly driving into the sun  instead of seeing the vistas lit up by the sun from behind. But watching  the finished video, I actually appreciate the accidental feeling of  "driving towards the setting sun". I'd like to take and film this drive  again with the sun in my back going north, just to see the difference.  Maybe it would be a fun winter drive... because winter is definitely  coming...<br /> <br /> This is an edited version of all the footage from the drive. I plan to release the full version later.<br /> <br /> The featured song in this video is the instrumental version of "Golden Sunrise" by <a href="http://www.joshwoodward.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Josh Woodward</a>. This work is licensed under a <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License</a>. Thank you, Josh!<br /> <br /> <table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody> <tr><td style="text-align: center;"><img src="https://luciwest.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/MIN2B2342BPeak-to-Peak2BHighway_02_m.png?x48111" /></td></tr> <tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">Peak-to-Peak Highway, Colorado<br /> Near Estes Park, View of peaks in Rocky Mountain National Park</td></tr> </tbody></table>

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