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This is the third leg of my trip and was fairly boring because of the terrain and the fog covered mountains most of the way. I did get to go through Reno and Carson City. The most exciting part of this leg was my encounter with a chapter of the Mercanaries of California. I first ran into them at a gas station when 20 or so of them pulled in, took every open pump, revved their engines until my ears hurt. I filled up and headed down the highway. They passed me about 10 ...
... that we saw the Patriot Aerobatic team fly around.They are L39 Albatross fighter planes and they were very cool. They have red, white and blue the American colours coming out of the planes as smoke.
We all had sore necks from looking up all the time and we took lots of pictures.
After that we were back in the minivan for a 4 hours drive to our next town of Elko. The road was quite straight and boring.
From Madi, Callum and Sybella
Dinner was at the Star Hotel in Elko, one of our very favorite restaurants anywhere. This famous Basque restaurant is often rated the finest restaurant in all of Nevada, even over those in Las Vegas with famous chefs. As usual, we could only finish about half of the meal, and saved the rest for the future in our RV refrigerator. We drove on to settle for the night in the Iron Horse RV Resort in Elko. ...
... put us off sleeping out side... well, I have my moments of questioning. The area we camped has bears but the likelihood of an encounter was remote but it didn't stop our imaginations playing havoc with our sleep. None the less we enjoyed the stars and listening to the sounds of the night. On the second day we ventured to the other end of Jenny lake by bus then walked around it to Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point, to view the Tetons ...
... but you're mobing along on this bus. And of course, we all woke up at when the sun started streaming through the windows of the bus. As we cleared our bleary eyes, we found we were on an empty road surrounded by snow capped mountains! We had arrived in the Lamoille Canyon, in the Ruby Mountains, Nevada. A cool start to the trip. We parked up, and stepped off the bus into the freezing cold! It was the first cold I'd experienced since being in Chile, ...
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