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... look for along the road. I found tow truck, camper, how's my driving sign on a truck, basketball hoop, train track, a pool. We also played The Box of Questions for Family Road Trips. We all took turns answering questions like what car would you want to be and why? What's the most unusual food you've ever tried? We played the Would You Rather Game. That was fun ...
So another day in Nevada. Hot. 107 miles today. Needed a wee after 3 miles. It's the desert. There's not much cover and I've seen a few snakes. Turned out ok. Cycled 40 miles then had McDonalds stop. Continued on interstate for more miles. Long climb in heat of the day. More food. Some downhill. A puncture at 85 miles. Continuously cycling to horizon and then the horizon keeps going and going. Last ...
... around camp at night with Sean, Sarah, and our guides playing guitar and singing.
After dropping the kids off at the airport, we headed 2 more hours to West Wendover, NV, just over the border. This was a long flat drive across the Utah Salt Flats and the Bonneville Salt Flats.
We will head further across Nevada tomorrow.
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 ...
... on for their grizzlys. The next day we left Salt Lake City. We headed past the worlds largest excavation, a rio Tinto copper mine, we didn't get a chance to see it since the visitor centre had to be moved cause of the winter snow making the current site dangerous. Apparently we could have seen some big dump trucks :-) I think we've seen enough of them :-) After the salt lake, we got onto the bonneville ...
Other places to stay in West Wendover
100 Wendover Boulevard, West Wendover | Hotelfrom $59
- Great hotel and very kid friendly
- Luxury found in Wendover.
- Gorgeous hotel.
680 Wendover Boulevard, West Wendover | Hotelfrom $49
1045 Wendover Boulevard, West Wendover | Hotelfrom $49