Residence Inn Reno
Travel Blogs from Reno
... it to the parking lot before it was pitch black.
Not long after we found ourselves at hearing dull thunder with dark clouds over head. The smart thing to do was not to summit, but being the invincible young person that I am, I convinced Charlie flo to at least try with me. We started crushing out way up. With the soul intent of getting up and getting down. Not letting either the thin air or the incline slow us down. And as we reached the top it seemed as if the storm clouds had blown ...
... br> Down at the lake they had a floating pier which was very cool and we walked out on it and when we looked in the water it was all sparkling with gold because all through the sand is fools gold so it makes the sand sparkle under the water, it was very beautiful. Madi was amazed and wanted to bring back some sand but Daddy didn't think it would make it through customs! We tried the water and it was very cold.
So back to ...
... of Yosemite, we found out that because of the Rim fire the road through Yosemite that we were to take was closed so we had to go a very long way around to Lake Tahoe it took us the rest of the day.'
On the way out of Yosemite we saw all the devastation caused by the fire we could see mountains of trees burnt and still smouldering and we also saw lots of fire trucks and ...
... watching her speed.
Really nothing to report other than that we made it. The kidlets were fantastic. Raisins and ice lollies helped, as did the cd stories on the iPad. Dylan listened to the snowman about 50 times. Rich subjected us to his one and only cd purchase of our trip - The Beach Boys Greatest Hits! Rich did most of the entertaining, and had the children laughing at him playing a seat cushion as a guitar. Dylan was so impressed ...
... forests and over the Cascades to the east side. The highest point was 5900 feet. Of course, there were the down slopes of 5% or 6% grade. It was low gear time!
After the Cascades came the Sierra Nevada Mountains. We drove through a broad valley with ranches on both sides of the road. We saw lots of cows grazing on open range and a few irrigated fields. There were also sheep and a few alpacas. As we got closer ...
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