Saguache, Colorado (A Small Town In The San Luis Valley - October 14, 2006)
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October 14, 2006 - I had nothing to do on a cloudy Saturday
afternoon and wound up driving south into the northern San Luis Valley. I arrived in Saguache and
found this small town with no traffic lights quite endearing ... and quiet!
Just outside of town, here are a couple of views of the mountain scenery.
The San Luis Valley has a great amount of desert terrain that gives it more of a feel like
I spotted the main avenue and found the sleepiness of it to be very charming!
About half of the buildings on the main avenue were unoccupied for commerical purposes.
TOP: The historic Saguache County Bank building that appears as though it is being used as a private residence.
MIDDLE: The Saguache Hotel & Restaurant, which is no longer in operation.
BOTTOM: A bright yellow building that was once occupied by the Saguache Crescent newspaper.