Days Inn of Wendover
Travel Blogs from Wendover
According to the newspapers today, the USA has found a novel way to solve the debt crisis.
As per usual we set off shortly afetr sunrise, and headed for Bingham Copper mine. Bit of cause for concern on the way as the road we were on wasnt wide enough for trucks, so how do they get the copper out? But we got tyhere fine, no problem.
... guys asked if we'd been "out". When we said yes and asked if they were going, they told us that it's not a good idea to go " out" until at least August as the salt is too unstable and not properly set before then.
Anyway we did and we lived to tell the tale, and then they showed us what they had in their truck. These guys raced hot rods ( but weren't brave enough to go out on the salts that day .... Although apparently ...
... Association and the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association organizes and plans the multi-vehicle events, but all event promoters contribute to prepping and maintaining the salt.
We stopped at the Bonneville Flats Rest Area to take a look & get a photo of Flat Stanley. After a short break it was my turn to drive:) I only drove 50 miles & Roger was more than ready to take back the ...
After leaving Twin Falls, Idaho, it wasn't too long before we were passing through Wells, Nevada and on in to Wendover,Utah, and then just a short trip out of town to check out (much to Ed's delight) the Bonneville Salt Flats Speedway where Burt Monro (NZ Legend), played by Anthony Hopkins in the movie 'The World's Fastest Indian', set a land speed world record on his classic Indian motorcycle. Burt Monro's 1967 world record ...
... It was a really large fairground, live acts (I’ll come back to this), exhibitions of local crafts, photography and art, which we were seriously impressed with, produce etc. etc. Then there was the livestock; various breeds of cattle, pigs, sheep bigger than Shetland ponies, goats – all being washed and polished and shown off. We were entertained all day. Back to the entertainment for a minute. There ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed