Red Garter Hotel & Casino
Travel Blogs from West Wendover
... very exciting game to watch and never a moment of boredom. It is exactly like the movies. More fist fights than goals during the game .... marriage proposals during the break.....people playing for cars and free oil changes. Americans seem to take their sport very seriously. The grizzly bears, the home team, whenever they scored a goal there was a loud siren going off. If the opposing team scored everyone boo-ed ...
... my fretting was without substance as when we arrived at the pay station the next morning, a 'lovely man’ said he wouldn’t take a lovely ‘rig’ like ours out there if he was us and why didn’t we park up and he would get us a ride. How about that – exactly what we did! Boy, it was HOT, but really worth the effort. There is an area known as ‘the pits’ where the cars, ...
... our tires wet so to speak. Fortunately for us there is also a mustang out there, who quickly shows us the way and races out ahead of us. Time to floor it!
Following the mustang we quickly hit about 90mph, then we let off as the mustang slowly turns right. We decide to carry on farther in the same direction. There are some areas on the flats that still have the soft mud almost exposed, so it's a bit tricky to just punch it all the way the whole time. As soon ...
... size of Lake Michigan; the Bonneville Salt Flats and the Great Salt Lake are remnants of that ancient lake.
More history of the Salt Flats, http://www.utah.com/playgrounds/bonnevi lle_salt.htm
Racing at the Bonneville, http://saltflats.com/ ...
... It mines 55 million tonnes of ore and 120 million tonnes of overburden(the rock in the way of the ore) every year. The pit is 2 3/4miles across and 3/4 mile deep. So look carefully at the picture and you can see the trucks hauling the ore, running along the roads. Then look at the picture of a truck tyre to get an idea of how big the trucks are. Otherwise theres no sense of perspective. It just looks like a hole in the ground.
On the way out we were acosted by the ...
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