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RiNo - Denver Art District

What a cool day!

I follow a friend on Instagram, @valopatra and she has been snapping and posting a bunch of pictures taken in the Denver Art District.  This area is also known as RiNo.

I Goggled RiNo and it looked like a place Michelle and I would love to photograph.

Michelle didn't seem to interested when I told her about it so I said that we could go early today and spend an hour or so there before it gets too hot and crowded.  You know that I hate crowds...right?

We parked on 29th and Blake.  Seemed like a good, free place to park and hoofed it up a block or so before we started to see some street art.


Nothing to write home about but wait, it gets better. I promise.

Took a left up 28th street and the art was getting a bit better.



We ventured down an ally and more and more art sprang up like weeds.



It got silent for a moment.  Normally this means Michelle spotted something in the distance and she went to shoot it.  Then I heard some guy talking.  Talking to Michelle.  WTF?  She is forbidden to speak to anybody.  Especially a complete (stoner) stranger.  You know that I am kidding right?

Anyways...the guy who is really a big time stoner gave us directions to a couple of his smoking spots that he frequents and stares at the art.  So we bailed on the guy in search of more art.

We found some...


And some more...


And then even more...


We started to get hungry and found a cool place for coffee and a pastry.  The coffee was excellent and the pastry was killer.  Chocolate Almond croissant.  We were sugared up enough to take some more pictures before heading home.




As I had figured, Michelle liked the photo excursion and really didn't want to leave but we had to get to the store to buy groceries for dinner.  Carne Adovada!!

Great day!









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