One of Hoi An’s numerous eateries targeting foreign residents and visitors, The Hill Station has excellent food and coffee, and as an added bonus, the second floor of the restaurant is a marvelous interior space. Beautiful colors from soft pastels to vibrant primaries, luxurious textures, and airy with plenty of windows to provide subtle lighting – a great place to have to myself on a weekday morning with camera in hand.
After leaving the Rio Grande River, the drive along Colorado 149 took me over Spring Creek Pass. At summit of the pass, I crossed the Continental Divide. Rivers on one side of the divide, like the Rio Grande, flow to the east, while rivers like the Colorado that originate on the other side of the divide head towards the Pacific Ocean.
This late afternoon image was taken along the side of the road as I descended from Spring Creek Pass. At this point, the road began to climb again and eventually took me through Slumgullion Pass, which at 11,360 ft (3463 m), was the highest point on my trip.