book review

Estes Park Book Review - Autumn Armchair Adventure!

I recently finished reading A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella Bird.  It is a firsthand account of a middle-aged English lady traveling alone by horseback in the autumn and winter of 1873.  Widely travelled, she found Estes Park "surely one of the most entrancing spots on earth" and "no region for tourists or women" -- how things have changed!  She made her way to the top of Longs Peak (only 5 years after it had first been climbed) wit