Hilton Garden Inn Reno
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Thursday morning we start off driving. Of course leaving later than scheduled, we head for Nevada. We enter our first state of the trip. I start off driving while my dad and Dai-dai are relaxing. Driving though Nevada was the worst! Everything was desert. Dead and lifeless. But i'd have to say that i rather drive though it then any state because if …
... Climbed several mountains on my way from SLC to Wells: 5,910, 6960, 6114, and 5118 feet.
I arrived in Reno on July 3 to visit with the grand girls for several days.
July 7 - Overnight to Kings Beach on Lake Tahoe with grand girls, Bernadette, and B's mom.
July 9 -- Travel from Reno to Sacramento, CA, over Donner Summit (7239). It's all downhill from there.
... in July things get, shall we say, a little toasty. When we decided to bypass Winnemucca (seriously, a one-horse town) and to travel on I got got the web to see when we could park for the night. Of course, Walmart was always an option...according to Tim! GOD BLESS SMART PHONES! As I was looking up KOA parks along the way I perused Orbitz to see ...
... a compromising,position with Popeyes and the walls were decorated with a variety of animal heads like a wild boar wearing a baseball cap. A couple came in to order a couple of beers and play the machines set into the bar. Guess you didn't have to go far for another drink. Chris started chatting to a stringy hillbilly sort of fellow who gallantly kissed my hand before we left.
i guess I was a little apprehensive arriving at the Trippett's but I certainly didn't ...
... of Ponderosa pine plus some other trees that I have yet to identify. Of course, it would have been easier to make those identifications if it had been possible for Bob to pull over and let me get out with my tree book! However, on a busy two-lane highway with no real shoulder, that is NOT an option.
We did see some wildflowers today—mule's ear was blooming, a yellow daisy like flower ...
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