Daily Wanderlust: Breckenridge, Colorado

Written by on June 19, 2012 in Daily Wanderlust, Destinations - No comments

Editor’s Note: This post is a part of the #winosontheroad series. Over Yonderlust and d travels ’round are road tripping and exploring America through June 27. Be sure to check out all of the posts of life on the open road.

Summertime in the Colorado Rocky Mountains is nothing like in the winter.

In mid-June, snow clings only to the highest, bare gray points of the peaks. Below, life is everywhere. In the bountiful green-leafed trees. In the rushing streams carrying the last of the melting snow from the Continental Divide. Even on the streets, where instead of ski-booted, bundled people walk the streets, those in warm-weather-attire wander or bike.

It’s beautiful. It’s a reminder that we need to love the beauty that surrounds us in our every day life.

I spent the past weekend enjoying this gorgeous world, splitting my time between Breckenridge and Keystone.

Breckenridge, which is home to the famous Breckenridge Ski Resort, is more than 9,000 feet above sea level (and believe me, you feel it).

Summer below the Breckenridge Ski Resort

About the Author

Diana Edelman is a travel writer and expat currently residing in Chiang Mai, Thailand. In 2010 she quit her job in PR to go on a solo backpacking adventure and tackle her 30-Life-Crisis. After seven months abroad, journeying throughout Europe and Africa, she returned to America and relocated to Las Vegas. Following a year-long stint back in PR, she once again quit her job to follow her dreams; this time her journey took her to the elephants and Elephant Nature Park where she is involved with raising awareness about responsible elephant tourism. Recently, Diana was named a finalist in the Destinology Travel Bloggy Awards for travel writing. She has been a regular contributor to Viator and recently served as the Las Vegas contributor for OneTravel.com and CheapOair.com. Her work has appeared in print and online, including The Huffington Post, Matador Network, Travel + Escape, Vegas Seven, World Nomads and more.

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