Discovering Boulder in Colorado and meeting Ana!

Style Statement

Post image for Discovering Boulder in Colorado and meeting Ana!

After Yellowstone National Park we drove further south towards Colorado. We decided to make Boulder our first pitstop there. The town is known for its beautiful setting amongst the mountains, its outdoor lifestyle and liberal outlook.

They also have a lively  open air mall where you will find various street performers.

boulderopt

We visited the nearby Rocky Mountain National Park which offers spectacular views of the American rockies. We took one of the unpaved roads up the mountain where the views are steep and astonishing. We even spotted a beaver along the way.

boulder-4opt

boulder-2opt

At the top!

boulder-3opt

boulder-16opt

boulder-12opt

boulder-13optboulder-14optboulder-15opt

boulder-11opt

On the way back we stopped at a small town called Nederland. That is funny as it’s the exact way we Dutch spell our country. It’s a different way to say ‘low land’ which isn’t exactly the case for this town!

boulder-5opt

Back in Boulder we also had a lot of fun ‘tubing’. And if you think that it’s just sitting in a tube lazily sliding down the river, think again!

This white river had fast streams, small waterfalls, rocks and it felt like a challenging obstacle course. Needless to say, we fell many times in the (very cold) water and stepped away with a few scratches. It was a lot of fun too though and we could not stop laughing when my husband lost his tube and could not catch up with it.

He therefore went back for a second ‘ride’ and I filmed him falling off and almost losing his tube again. Only a ‘superman’ dive could rescue it this time. Check this instagram video if you like to see the short video.

boulder-10opt

One of the great things about travelling, is that it allows me to meet some of my blogger friends. Ana, aka Mrs American Made has been featured many times on this site and was interviewed here. She is just as wonderful and beautiful in person as she is on her blog. She and her family really love the Boulder lifestyle.

boulder-6opt

Of course she was game for a little photoshoot.

boulder-22opt

boulder-23opt   boulder-19opt

boulder-28opt

boulder-24opt

And here is what I wore for our meeting. My trusted 7/8 pants from Zara and blue top from In Good Company that you saw earlier combined with a black skirt.

boulder-20opt   boulder-26opt   boulder-21opt

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *