Gold Dust West Carson City
Travel Blogs from Carson City
"when walking in the woods, one always finds more then they are looking for" -John Muir
I've decided to resurrect the blog so soon because I've found myself in a tent, in the woods along side a trail once again. Though this time it's only for a weekend I'm still sure there will be things to write about.
First off let me start by saying that my life has been going great so far in the Reno Nevada area. I've been working for the Nevada conservation corps for 3 weeks, and ...
... br> Down at the lake they had a floating pier which was very cool and we walked out on it and when we looked in the water it was all sparkling with gold because all through the sand is fools gold so it makes the sand sparkle under the water, it was very beautiful. Madi was amazed and wanted to bring back some sand but Daddy didn't think it would make it through customs! We tried the water and it was very cold.
So back to ...
Our last day at Yosemite Valley after our summer camp style breakfast in the dining room we went for a walk to the bridge which has a great view of the falls except there is no water at this time. We see more squirrels and lots of people bird watching and on our walk back we see a mule deer and 3 fawns who came really close.
After that we packed the van and ...
... towns on the road, but none had any cafes or diners, none the less a restaurant open between 7 and 8am. Finally we arrived in Eureka, NV. And EUREKA!!! There was a diner open. Finally about 9:30am we had breakfast.
During our drive we passed over many mountain ranges from 6,000 to 8,000 ft. and down through many valleys, but never got below 4,000 ft. (we're still higher then good’ol Diablo).
At about 3:30pm we were rolling into ...
Carson City is the capital of Nevada. It was named for Kit Carson who was the scout for explorer John C. Fremont. The state assembly is currently meeting. We expected the city to be busy. But it wasn't. There was not too much traffic downtown. We had no trouble finding a parking space. It seemed very low key with no masses of picketers or reporters. The State Assembly of Nevada meets for 120 days every two years. By state law, they adjourn ...
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