Red Garter Hotel & Casino
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... was only periodically interrupted by a baron hillside. We continued east to “West Wendover” on the NV and UT border, where we stopped at a small RV park behind the “Wendover Nugget Hotel & Casino”. After setting up for the night we went over to the casino for dinner and to play the slot machines; we were both lucky again tonight.
... on for their grizzlys. The next day we left Salt Lake City. We headed past the worlds largest excavation, a rio Tinto copper mine, we didn't get a chance to see it since the visitor centre had to be moved cause of the winter snow making the current site dangerous. Apparently we could have seen some big dump trucks :-) I think we've seen enough of them :-) After the salt lake, we got onto the bonneville ...
... close to the racing and be able to see ANYTHING we would have to drive out on the salt and the first half a mile or so was reasonably deep salty water. Poor BBB – I did NOT want to put her through that but didn’t want to disappoint Kevin either! We camped that night on the edge of the salt flat in the desert, where people basically just stop – middle of nowhere – peaceful and a trillion stars.
... Utah, most Interstates you can drive 75, and sometimes even 80mph. Back roads: 65 mostly, otherwise 55 at least. Makes the miles go by quickly! With about 2,5 hours of driving on the clock we get our first glimpse of the salt flats in sight. You cannot just drive onto any part of the flats, as there is a real possibility of getting stuck out there.
Some Internet research told us to head west first, towards Wendover UT. and then take exit 4. So, west we go. As ...
... then, the pavement ends and I spot a dot of orange. It is a car on the salt, #66 painted on the side, and someone is photographing the stunning image. I grabbed my sunhat and jumped out of the Scion just as #66 came roaring onto the parking lot. I waved, pointing my camera at the car. They were happy to show it off – Kelly, the driver, and Scott, who handed me ...
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