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... the scenery. It's really pretty although apparently the least pretty
part of the lake. We'll head further round it tomorrow.
Then onto Virginia City. Over 300
million dollars worth of gold was taken out of this area in the late
1800's, in todays terms that's trillions. It's a living town so the
shops and saloons (with great names like Bucket of Blood) still function but it is set up for tourists. We
arrive mid to late afternoon so didn't have much time ...
... Poison Lake, which looks like a meadow, but I couldn't find on the map. I found it on the internet and it was the waste from copper mining from 1880-1943 and contains high levels of arsenic and zinc. Then our next lake was Honey Lake which was quite large on the map and unfortunately it was dry as a bone The scenery was changing again to the barren west. Although we had been in some dry brown spots in CA they usually had large trees and now we are going where ...
... in Oregon.
So far we have been lucky as far as the weather goes, no rain or snow but still rather cold. We have not been able to leave the water hooked up for some time until today. So, tomorrow it will be catching up on the laundry before we leave here.
Today we went out and did some Christmas shopping and I believe we have gotten it all done. Now we will get it all together so we can ship on ...
... shaking and snapping at them. Then she wants to leave and she wants out of there. We quickly finish our lunch just before she starts to tow us down the street. There is no stopping her!
A couple of hundred feet down the boardwalk she is barely controllable. But then we run smack dab into a cowboy in full costume who, after firing his six shooter a couple of times, announces that the next show is about to start so get yur tickets now! Our furry ones do NOT like loud noises ...
... Circus Circus has a few bars you can hit up, but if you keep going threw you have Silver legacy that has Rum Bullion's which is a popular spot for the hotel, if you make your way to Eldordao you have Brew Brothers which plays live bands and has Dj's spinning some good music. Then right next to Brews you have Roxy's which is a martini bar. Super cool hip place. The you have Bubbinga which is the night club for Eldorado's, cool place to party lots of ...