The Santa Fe Trail

Prairie Ramblings Episode
8:00 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

If the Santa Fe Trail of the Past Met Highway 50 of the Present, There’d Be No Boring Travel


As a youngster riding down Highway 50, I never questioned how this piece of asphalt connected me to the past of either Kansas or our nation. It was a boring ride that didn’t have interesting scenery unless we happened to drive through a storm with writhing clouds or pass through at sunrise or sunset.

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HPPR History
8:01 pm
Sun July 14, 2013

Southeast Colorado Getaway Spots

Bent's Old Fort
Credit Colorado Preservation

If Colorado is on your summer get away list, there are some interesting places to visit.  Colorado Matters recently asked listeners and travel guide, Doug Whitehead, for suggestions that might not be as well-known.  Some of the ideas are right outside our front door in southeastern Colorado. 

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