Dougs Mellow Mountain Retreat

3787 Forest, Lake Tahoe, California, 96150, United States | Hostel
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Preparations

A travel blog entry by tbasler

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... on the road. The freezer will be full. Canada's border crossing regulations frustrate me: no beef, two bottles of wine or a large bottle of liquor, or 24 cans of beer per person. Really! Trip to duty free store after crossing! Then we cross into AK and US customs are just as onerous. We've been told to pack as much food as we can since it is so expensive. Provisioning canned goods and non perishables. The cats have up to date papers and the passports are ...

Paradise found....

A travel blog entry by zoesevi

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... loud. ;-) then we were just left with the sound of the Renn Fairers playing their didgeridoo and bongo drums....but at least they were having fun :)

Another lovely night, we ended it with a little more of the delicious ice cream from the ice cream parlour by the camp and a bottle of the white wine from the Coppola winery (not at the same time obviously!!) then headed to bed to be ready for the long drive to Yosemite in the ...

Lake Ta-woah that's a big ice cream!!!

A travel blog entry by zoesevi

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This morning we left the clouds of Bodega Bay and headed off to Lake Tahoe.

The drive was beautiful as we past by Sonoma and Napa again then around Sacramento, past Folsom (didn't get to see the prison unfortunately - but both started singing Johnny Cash songs here!), through the El Dorado National Forest - which was stunning, and finally arrived in Lake Tahoe.

With ...

Home Again, at least temporarily

A travel blog entry by 3bybike

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... they hitched again and got a ride into New Plymouth where they were able to purchase a new tube and tire. At another point, again in the middle of nowhere, they ran out of daylight and had to stay the night in an abandoned theatre that was overrun with possums. Cristine did her best to explain to Anna that sometimes we don't get what we want, but we get what we need. And they needed some shelter. They may have wanted a nice warm hotel without possums, but they got the shelter ...

Four Wheelin' Free Wheelin and feeling 20 again!

A travel blog entry by gypsytour

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... buildings, a wild west gambling and drinking mining town.



One of the benefits of casino towns is a cheap breakfast. Bob took us to one of his favorites, where we all had the $2.99 seniors special [ not on the menu - you just had to know ]. Then after we refused to accept the shirt off of his back - Bob will offer up and give away just about everything - we climbed back out of the desert and pointed Red west again towards the ...

Location

This hostel, located on 3787 Forest, Lake Tahoe, is near The Gondola at Heavenly, Sand Harbor, Tahoe Queen, and Donner Lake.
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