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We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Monte Vista Colorado hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai, the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai, the Imperial Hotel in Delhi and the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Folklore, Legends, Ghosts, Myths, Scary Stories and Monsters in Colorado
The ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder; 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; the chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River; 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; the Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains; and 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, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Colorado.
Paranormal phenomena at the historic Hotel St Cloud (St Cloud Hotel) in Caņon City, including the ghost of a little girl playing with a ball; the ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed; hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George"; the singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; 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; and numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park with its ancient Native American (Anasazi) structures; spectacular scenery in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park; Dinosaur National Monument; the magnificent scenery of the Rocky Mountain National Park; the rock formations of the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs; the magnificent views of Pikes Peak in Pike National Forest; the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve including the Star Dune, the tallest on the continent; the frontier atmosphere of Black Hawk; the highly elevated Mount Evans Highway; the geology of Colorado National Monument; the ski resort of Vail; and the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in the Gunnison and White River National Forests, are among the attractions of Colorado.
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