I’d Like A Cup Of Coffee With A Stunning Vista, Please

The random stop during a road trip that took my breath away…

TRAVEL STORIES BY GABE
Globetrotters

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Enjoying my cappucino with the best view ever. Photo by the author TRAVEL STORIES BY GABE

One of the best, if not the best, memories I have of hitting the road with friends took place in the beautiful rocky state of Colorado. Simply because there was coffee, good friends, and an awe-inspiring vista that took my breath away.

The plan…

I had always dreamed of taking a road trip to Aspen, so in 2021, I planned to visit friends who lived in Denver and together, we planned one of the most outstanding trips of my life.

I was living in the New York City area at that time, and though I had seen beautiful landscapes across the United States before, I had never been to Colorado. So, I was super excited for that trip. Every single person who had been there told me that it was their favorite state in the U.S.

So, in July 2021, I planned the best 10 days in the mountain paradise. There were lots of visits to many beautiful places, including national parks, and of course, the road trip to Aspen I had always dreamed of.

The big day of the road trip…

We started very early in the morning. We filled the car with snacks, but most importantly, before even starting to drive, we made…

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TRAVEL STORIES BY GABE
Globetrotters

I am a poor kid from a Favela (slum) who visited 30+ countries. My moving stories will inspire you to achieve your travel dreams no matter where you come from