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Travel Blogs from Sonora
Well, after months of preparation we are off! We left Sonora around 8:00 AM with the Flat Stella's in tow. We had a great drive to Truckee where we did a 12 mile bike ride along the Truckee River. It was awesome weather, but ...
... the cost of living and, of course, the US Government shutdown. Every local we meet seems to have strong views on the shutdown and most seem polarised in a debate that has been framed in narrow terms by the politicians and media. We keep our opinions to ourselves, as guests should, but for this audience it seems to me that the crisis is completely manufactured and has little to do with the issue. The real debate, from what I can determine, is about ...
... tackling it. Of course I would have to guess this was the busiest week of the summer for them. At the top, Nevada Falls, we enjoyed putting our feet in the water for a therapeutic soak. Alara's sock enjoyed the soak also.
On the way home we stopped at Preist station and ate outside. We had to fight the yellow jackets for our food but we were victorious. We took our shakes to go which were delicious.
... pick up some essentials like beer, Baileys at $20 per litre, pillows and a few food items. We then continued on to Oakland to pick up our RV.
We arrived at Oakland about 3pm and by the time we did the paperwork, packed up the van, had a walkthrough with the Cruise America staff, and had a few minor things fixed up, it was around 4.30 by the time we drove out the gate. We said goodbye to Phil who was driving back to Napa, and not long afterwards were ...
... it was apparently one of the biggest and craziest of its time, which boasted over 40 saloons (bit of a party town!) and everything from a general store to a schoolhouse. What is fascinating about this town is that once the gold rush ended, everyone just abandoned their homes, leaving Bodie in a state of 'arrested decay’ – many of the buildings are still standing and have the contents within, just abandoned and collecting many layers of dust! It’s ...
Other places to stay in Sonora
19551 Hess Avenue, Sonora | 2 star hotelfrom $106
- Big room, Little value
- What I expected from a BW
350 South Washington Street, Sonora | 1 star hotelfrom $83
480 West Stockton Street, Sonora | 2 star hotelfrom $66
286 So Washington St., Sonora | Hotelfrom $79
- Great stay
- Soooo Quaint, relaxing
- Nice hotel, bad location....would not stay again
14260 Mono Way, Sonora | 3 star hotelfrom $89