Carson Valley Inn
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We decided to go to Tahoe using a Worldmark deal. We stayed the night in El Dorado with Robin on December 29th to help break up the drive. We left bright and early to drop JT off at Heavenly daycare and we went boarding. Well we happened to go on a day where it's Tahoes coldest and windiest. We only did a few runs because only 2 lifts were opened, Stagecoach and comet. The visibility was so bad and he wind was worse. When there was a gust of wind, it was impossible to see. It ...
... snow, and after ken encouraging me not to go so slow, then got bogged in the snow, got out and let ken drive they had only one room and it was booked. Could they not have put a full sign up so we didn't have to even go in....so next we tried kirkwood, which was a really lovely skiing village found the hotel only to find out it would cost us over 300 dollars to stay, no thanks, how stupid heaps of empty rooms because eir is just about no snow ...
... Ranch set told us that the shop was actually the old bunkhouse. Got a photo there before moving on to Lake Tahoe to try our luck. Roz dropped a few coins and pulled out $50 while Bob pulled a small $26, not to be outdone Roz walked into the oldest bar in Genoa, ignored the history and ran to a pokie, before we even had three beers lined up for ...
... headed out again, we only walked a mile or so up stream, hooked onto some little ones, then met ga chap from the mid coast fishing solo, ex USAF and after some time in Afghanistan working with Aussies he was out. Briton was his name, a bit ironic that a USAF chap would be named Briton, but he was good, gave us a net he had found, showed us where to fish and how as he had been coming up here for then past ten years with his Dad, then we hooked up some more 2 lb plus and finally ...
... get through it but he manned up. Home for a quick shower to clean up. Hot day of 103 Fahrenheit took its toll on our tired bodies but a refreshing shower made us ready for dinner at local winery with Bob, Roz, Don and Barb. Yummy buffalo ribs were a huge hit and so was the country and western show. Loving Nevada, glad we still have more days here. Sitting with bourbons in hand unwinding now nearly bedtime...night ...