SENIOR NEWS Newspaper is a monthly
publication for the 50 plus
population, serving metro Atlanta, Augusta,
Andrea Gross; photos by Irv Green
I was told
that Denver would take my breath away.
the surprise. Denver is flat. Most visitors
envision exiting the airport and finding
themselves surrounded by snow-capped peaks.
Nope. Denver is the gateway to the
Rockies; itís not in the Rockies.
Youíll have to drive a half hour or more
before youíll need your hiking boots.
the altitude. The thirteenth step of the
state capitol, the gold-domed centerpiece of
downtown Denver, is exactly one mile above
sea level. This is a height that leaves most
folks giddy from
mountain air, but a few become woozy from
lack of oxygen. Hint: take a deep
breath, guzzle water and eat carbs, which
require less oxygen for digestion.
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