Canyon Ranch Resort of Sierraville
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June 5th – Day 32
Truckee is up in the mountains, can
have months and months of snow a year and is a skiing area. Only 20
minutes to Lake Tahoe it is also a stop for tourists all times of the
year and is set up accordingly. Cute little shops and expensive
designer ones, it's really pretty.
Today we drove to Oldtown Truckee to
look through the areas that are the oldest. We were just going to
spend half an hour ...
... it. She decides to take off her trousers completely to avoid getting them wet, and cries out half way through "I've lost my thong!". Thong of course meaning flip-flop - she was another person wearing flip-flops for the river crossings and did not adopt the shoe-laces-sandal-conversion technique which I was using.
Another hour and we reach the campsite at Thorsmork. Thorsmork is a very pleasant spot and is a lot more verdant than the previous days of the trek. Unfortunately ...
... relaxing is done. The day was finished off with a mammoth helping of burgers from Jasons. The next morning started with another taste explosion at the Old P.O. before heading off to Patton Beach to rendez-vous with our old friend Korri. We picked up some kayaks for Jenn's mom and Dave set off on his virgin paddle, which turned out to be one of his highlights of the trip so far. That evening, the Harris/Taggart/Schultz family converged upon Lanza's ...
Surprise, surprise, a river runs through it, with a nice trail beside it. It's cold and raining a bit. Snowed on the hills above or CG last night. After all our 90+ days the last few weeks! it feels ok! almost. B tagged along as I revisited Harrah's Car Museum, now down to a couple hundred cars. But what cars! This is a kayakers paradise but we didn't get to see any off them. There's a Ukelele Fest and a convention for NV music teachers going on, ...
Virginia City is considered the birthplace of Mark Twain as it was here that Samuel Clemens, then a reporter for the local Territorial Enterprise newspaper, first used his famous pen name. A documented story goes that Clemens was mugged and relieved of his beloved gold watch and money. The robbery turns out to be a joke played by his friends to give him material to write about. He retrieved his money and his watch but was not happy with the experience. Clemens mentions it ...
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521 Campbell Hot Springs Road, Sierraville | Campgroundfrom $27