Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Grand Old Dame of Durango

The Strater Hotel, the Grand Old Dame of Durango, dominates the view on Main Street. The original hotel was built by a young Cleveland pharmacist, Henry Strater, in 1887. Henry, a minor at the time, had to lie about his … Continue reading

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A Good Beginning

“Surely a good beginning is more than half the whole,” Aristotle tells us. Beginning your journey on the San Juan Skyway in the town of Durango certainly qualifies as a good beginning. Durango represents all of the superlative attributes of … Continue reading

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