Peppermill Wendover Hotel Casino
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... open 24/7. So the washroom problem has been resolved and we are settling down for a nice long nap, heading out to Salt Lake City in the morning.
Our trip across Nevada was stark but beautiful. We choose I80, partly because it was fast but partly because it approximates the 'California Trail' that gold seekers and then settlers took out west. It is a difficult enough trip at 75mph ...
... pressure of everyone else smacking their lips and insisting that it was indeed salt.
* we also saw the curvature of the earth. We didn't realize it as we were there, but when we got back to the hotel and did some reading, we learned that we were along a stretch where the earth's curve can be seen. Check out the panoramic. Look at how the distance between the sky and the mountains ...
... when viewed from the road. I tell you, this country has totally captured, and captivated, me. SLC itself is a nice city, at the end of every road is a mountain, the streets are wide and clean and the shopping is good, but after the thrills of nature itself, (and a hunk of metal and wheels to play with) once again, the city takes a poor second place to everything else we have just experienced.
And so we reached the Golden Nugget Casino And Hotel in Wendover. We could see the beginnings of tomorrow's adventures from the car park as the salt flats were only a few hundred yards away. The hotel was ok although wi-fi was limited to Starbucks and the room was not bad but a huge improvement on the previous night's flea ...
... strong winds. As I step out it's like entering the biggest hairdryer ever, as the very strong winds are hot too: 100F! We wander around the actual flats a bit but quickly go back to the car as we are being sand/salt blasted.
Back in the car we continue on to exit 4 and get off the Interstate. We first passed the truck stop there, following the only road out there. After about 3 miles the road simply stops and you drive onto the flats themselves. The flats are ...