Colorado trivia: weird, wacky and wild

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Blue Bike Books,
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c2008.
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English
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Colorado is full of fascinating and often humorous stories of strange places, bizarre events, intriguing history and colorful characters: ⢠Colorado has the highest paved road in North America; the road to Mt. Evans climbs an amazing 14,258 feet above sea level ⢠Mike the Headless Chicken Day is celebrated in the town of Fruita each year to remember the rooster that lived for 18 months without a head ⢠Loveland is home to the Valentine Re-mailing Program, where hundreds of thousands of love letters are stamped with romantic prose before being directed to their intended recipients ⢠Every March, Nederland holds Frozen Dead Guy Days in honor of deceased Grandpa Bredo Morstoel, whose remains are still being kept cool in a shed full of dry ice ⢠In Logan Country, it is illegal for any man to kiss a woman while she's asleep ⢠Each year Manitou Springs holds the Great Fruitcake Toss using GPS technology to ensure distance accuracy ⢠The folks in Florissant host a mock election that is more truthful than mostâonly jackasses need run; in July 2005, a donkey named Paco Bell clopped away with the honorable title of town mayor And so much moreâ¦
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