Gold Dust West Carson City
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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This our first stop of the trip. We are refilling on gas because our next stop isn't going to be for another 223 miles. We bought 5.9 gallons of gas which costed $24.19. There were some fruits and crackers in the ice chest that we pulled out to snack on before we head off.
State Capitol- Carson City
Two important cities- Reno and ...
... part of the original bar top, gas lamps, ceiling medallions, and a pot bellied stove that saw pony express riders deliver mail across the mountain passes. A blues duo entertained patrons having a cold one on the porch and the tables resting just outside the bar. We rode the few miles through the desert back to Larry's where he grilled amazingly delicious chicken that we ate on the patio as the sun set leaving the sky a prism of reds and pinks. It was a good day!
... Lake, a rest stop with not-so-nice restrooms. Comedian Pete said women may use the men's room but be sure to leave the seat up! To stretch our legs a bit we took a lovely, flat, paved, shady walkway to the lake. Tenaya Lake is quite large and beautiful. We did see a lot of small flying insects we thought were mosquitoes but they didn't seem to be biting---thank goodness.
Happy to say, I have my computer working again. I met some awesome people in Reno like Hapee who works at the Super 8 Motel, Melissa and Arden from the Rainbow Market, and the NBC reporter who interviewed me. His name escapes me, but he was very encouraging. There were also the two women who gave me directions last night. One woman told me about her son in the hospital ...
After we left the mountain town, we grabbed a bite to eat (avocado and tomato craving!!) at the local grocery store, then headed off to the Carson City Hot Springs.
We got a private room at the hot springs at a temperature of 107 degrees F. I thought I could handle the heat, but it wasn't the fall asleep in the hot spring experience I wanted. It turned out that I could only completely sit ...