The Summer Of My Life Essay

797 Words Oct 6th, 2016 4 Pages
In the summer of 2015 my family and I finally went on our first vacation in years. My mother and sister wanted to go to the ocean, and see the beaches, while my father and I wanted to go someplace completely different from Kansas, somewhere that wasn’t flat, dull, and filled with farm fields and plains, but somewhere exiting and new that isn’t anything like the place where spent our entire lives. We wanted to go to Colorado Springs, and so we did. When we arrived at our destination, it made the long drive worth it. Just by looking outside made me feel like I was encased in a giant bowl as there were enormous mountains surrounding me. I could look at the mountains all day. I felt like I was out of place and I didn’t belong. I have always lived in the flat terrain of Kansas. The time had come that we were going to the cave of the winds. I have been wanting to go to the attraction since we decided we were going to Colorado. The cave of the winds is a giant cave that was found in the mountains by pioneers back in the 1800’s. Its always been a major attraction in Colorado Springs and is totally worth seeing. When we got there, I did not expect the entrance on the top of a mountain, let alone there be other attractions. The next tour started in an hour, so we had time to kill. I automatically was drawn to the obstacle course. The obstacle course was not like your average, wipeout stile course with wall climbing and occasional slide, no, this was a tightrope…

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