Mountains surround it and the Arkansas river runs right through town with kayakers and rafters flowing by. It has a real and beautiful mix of people and nature. It feels real, unlike some places where their popularity has turned them into virtual amusement parks.
But Salida has been discovered by the artists and is fast being revitalized. It won’t be long before the yuppies move in on their heels and buy it up.
A friend of mine who’s been living in Costa Rica for several years, Rick, caught up with me in Salida. He was visiting the USA and hungering for a dose of real America. He loved Salida and the area and so did I.
Next Stop – Twin Lakes to meet Dave who “Lives in a Van.com”