Deser-Est Motor Lodge
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... it is here and about 39 degrees in the ambient temperature area. We had been using the furnace each morning, so I figured it was a good time to refill. Surprisingly, we were only down 1.7 gallons. A mighty efficient furnace, it seems...
On the way, I got a hold of Newmar Coaches and ordered a warranty part, the faucet set for the shower. I don't know if I mentioned it, but it leaked the first time that Lynn used it early in our trip. No ...
... slots at least once. We both had five dollars to spend. Julia spun three times and won 26 dollars and I spun many more times and won 10 dollars. We cashed out quick and left with 20 extra bucks! Not a crazy win but it paid for breakfast.
From Ely to Yosemite was an additional 7 hours. So we didn't arrive in Yosemite till 8pm. Fun fact, towns around Yosemite during the off season close at 8pm. That means no food and very little to ...
- 5:20 p.m. Finally arrived at the final destination for the night. 3 stops in one day is a lot. I got a sunburn while at the salt flats. Because of the burn I am more tired then usual.
- I am very excited to go to Las Vegas tomorrow, final fun stop. But I'm starting to miss home. Maybe staying at a hotel in a real bed will feel more like home.
... 80's music playing…Pat Benetar singing "I am the warrior". Biker dudes with braided mustaches eat at the other table. The waitress asked him how long it took to grow it. He said, "Well, only 8 months. I braid it because when I’m riding my Harley the grease from it hits my sunglasses. So that’s why I braid it". I fight back laughter! Other locals behind me ...
... It also has some called shields which are very rare. Walking through it was a wonderland. One of the larger rooms was used as a speakeasy in the 1920s. How about American ingenuity! The high is Wheeler Peak, a little over 13,000 ft.. Another scary, winding road takes you from 7,000 to 11,000 ft. with great basin and mt. views. At the end you take a long hike farther up to a stand of bristlecone pines, the ...
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