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Crossing into Utah, you come across the world famous Bonneville Salt Flats. This is the location of so many land speed records over the years.
The salt flats cover over 30,000 acres. In 1914 a man by the name of Teddy Tezlaff obtained a speed record of 141.73 miles per hour.
In the 60's the era of the jet car was all the rage. Names like Malcolm Campbell, Craig Breedlove and many ...
... pull offs and lunch in down town Ely, a bit of mining going on… Lunch was lovely in one of the casinos, cool too. I got a big pot of tea, all nice. The afternoon ride was good too, not what we expected from the desert. We got into Wendover 3:30 our time 4:30 there in Utah. Dinner, a swim, downloads etc, then bed.
... It goes for miles and miles. The water itself is warm because it can't evaporate. And if you break a chunk of salt off the rocks it looks like diamonds. We drove thru a town called wendover. It was used in world war 2. All the original buildings are still there, most are buggered....there was some restoration going on which looks like it stopped in the GFC. They loaded atomic bombs into planes here and must ...
... prepare, some with proper teams involved. Then there is the start line, all without any shade of course and 100 degrees plus.. We spoke to several drivers who were all happy to share their experiences. One of our favourites was a lady wearing the ‘blue hat’ which meant that she had driven in excess of 300 mph. They race against the record for their category as opposed to each other. We had a great day – ...
... is suffering pretty bad from the recession, as a lot of stores were empty, and houses and buildings were boarded up. No HRC for us, so we found a place called Spaghetti Factory. Pretty good food there, and I loved the raspberry ice tea, had 3 glasses of it. Europe can learn a thing or 2 from US restaurants like bottomless drinks!
Dinner in we went back to the hotel, time to crash. As tomorrow is another big travel day towards Yellowstone National Park.
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.
1045 Wendover Boulevard, West Wendover | Hotelfrom $49
680 Wendover Boulevard, West Wendover | Hotelfrom $49
Nevada Crossing, West Wendover | Hotelfrom $141