Back from camping but exhausted

I really think I am too old for camping. I enjoy it but I never sleep well.  The first night there was a lot of noise from dispersed campers (another post on that later), the second night we slept well, but last night a camper came in late at night (her dad and brother were already there but she came in separate car with canoe). We went to bed at 9:30 but they yacked by the campfire until 12 at least. If I hadn’t been in bed already I might have gone over and asked them to keep in down. Most campgrounds request quiet by 10 pm.

Anyhow, we had a good time catching up with my brother who is hiking the Colorado Trail. I am so happy to be sleeping in a regular bed tonight. The scenery was spectacular, but the weather was really unpredictable in the afternoon. That is typical for Colorado, however.

The picture is the view from our campsite, Lakeview Campground near Twin Lakes, Colorado.

One thought on “Back from camping but exhausted

  1. When I took the kids camping in Canada way back in 2002 (I think?) it was a holiday weekend for them, which I didn’t realize. The campground was noisy all night one night and no one was around to quiet them down. My kids were awake until the wee hours because of a group that came in at like 11PM. The next day I had a screaming baby because he hadn’t slept good. Camping is wonderful – it’s other campers that are usually the issue.

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