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We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Clifton Colorado hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau, the Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro, the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel in Rio de Janeiro and the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Folklore, Monsters, Myths, Scary Stories and Ghosts in Colorado
The chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River; the ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder; hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George"; the ghost of a woman in 1920s fashion, thought by some to be the Countess Pourtales, seen in the Broadmoor Resort and Hotel, Colorado Springs; paranormal phenomena at the historic Hotel St Cloud (St Cloud Hotel) in Cañon City, including the ghost of a little girl playing with a ball; and the Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Colorado.
How the Manitou blocked Oak Creek Canyon, with a huge rock from the sky, so that a Ute chief could escape with the wife that he had rescued from Arapaho raiders; the ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed; the singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; ghastly spectral riders, the shades of a deranged ravisher and the partially eaten corpse of his suicidal victim Zecana, both on a phantom horse to which they were bound by the victim's vengeful husband, the warrior Ta-in-ga-ro, who drove the rapist mad with hunger and fear; numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park; and ghosts of the Historic Brook Forest Inn in Evergreen, including a stable hand, a chambermaid and a little boy, as well as Native American spirits in the surrounding area, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
Reptiles, Birds, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Colorado
Porcupines, martens, pronghorn antelopes, snapping turtles, collared lizards, Swainson’s hawks, burrowing owls, bobcats, mule deer, black bears, Shiras' moose, kestrels, bighorn sheep, turkeys, prairie voles, ferruginous hawks, elk, coyotes, greater sandhill cranes, mountain goats, mountain bluebirds, snowshoe hares, Western rattlesnakes, desert woodrats, jackrabbits, badgers, variable skinks, bald eagles, whipsnakes, mountain lions (cougars), whooping cranes, ring-tailed cats, racers, tree lizards, glossy snakes, prairie dogs, minks, pinyon mice, massasaugas, American red squirrels, deer mice, skunks, kit foxes, midget faded rattlesnakes, red-winged blackbirds, Mexican woodrats, bison, hognose snakes, cottontail rabbits, bull snakes, turkey vultures, red foxes, Texas blind snakes, garter snakes, Canada lynxes, chipmunks, Southern red-backed voles, white-tailed antelope squirrels, gray foxes, pikas, otters, Western meadowlarks, white-tailed deer, beavers, Northern harriers, muskrats and canyon mice are among the wild animals of Colorado.
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