Prior to the explosion of the volcano, which formed the famous mountain, the area was tropical. Dinosaurs roamed the area. Palm and fern flora were at that time.
Early cavemen left in the United States of a land bridge across the Bering Strait, connecting the modern Russia with Alaska. These people settled in the western region of the United States and became the founders of our Indians.
Fast forward thousands of years. Spanish explorers visited the area in search of gold and other riches.
Next came the French. They expanded their possessions in nevykrytym the United States west of the Mississippi. Then, US researchers traveled to the west, to reflect its new acquisition of the French Louisiana Purchase.
Other Americans moved westward from the colonial United States to find their own adventure. Mountain people reshivshiesya the territory of Colorado, have decided to live in this safe ground. French fur Stalker went into the territory of beaver pelts, which are so demanding hats, coats and fur coats for rich people.
A man named Zebulon Pike explored the central Colorado and found the famous mountain that bears his name. Mr. Pike opened the Colorado area for further study. Many were looking for wealth, the Spaniards a few hundred years ago.
And they found it. Gold gap was in Colorado. Thousands rushed to the east, to gain happiness with the slogan “Pike Peak or Bust” painted on the lips or on their cars. Cities that you know today, such as Denver, Aspen, Livilliers, were once tent city established around the gold bumps.
With the established young towns in the gold scene zavihav burst of lawlessness, gambling, houses of ill repute and debauchery. Many of the old legends of the west made the Colorado stopping points for travel to other parts of the western West.
When at last extraction of gold mined, miners or left the territory to head to the east, or left on the plains of Colorado, to work the land. Several cardiac souls joined the wagon train, which moved to the west, because our new country suddenly became more and its territory has expanded more and more people.
With the influx of new residents pristine land owners, the Indians were forced off their property.
The Indians avenged the assassination and there were bloody clashes between them and the US Government.
By the turn of the century in 1899 Colorado was quite well arranged and was established as a state. Thus, you see that in such a short period of time Colorado was a very big part of the legend of the Wild West.
If you come to visit, think about where you are going, or the mountains, that you are photographing.
Hundreds of years ago, the first researchers looked at the same as walking on the same area. Definitely it gives you a sense of perspective.