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    Friendship and adventure blossomed in Colorado Rockies 150 years ago | Lifestyle

    Isabella Bird, 42, was returning to England when she stopped in Colorado in autumn 1873 and decided to visit Estes Park.

    Rocky Mountain Jim Nugent, who’d been mauled by a grizzly bear four years earlier and lost an eye in the fracas, greeted Bird and her male guide outside his rough cabin near the park.


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