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We Made It! We have come full circle around the USA. Check out the Map. We are now returned back to our starting point at Ananda Village in the Sierra foothills, near Nevada City, CA. Am happy to say that CharLi, aka "the beast" checked out fine during its maintenance checkout and "mani-pedi" time in Rocklin. Good for another 5,000 miles although its drivers are happy to be on one place for a while. Here are the final ...
Capital: Carson City
Area: 110,567 square miles
Bird: Mountain bluebird
Motto: All of our Country,
Cities: Grass Valley, Meadow Vista
Parks: Tahoe National forest, Reno Las Vegas, University of Nevada, Toiyabe national Forest, Black Rock Desert.
... in the shade
Wifi – free – Only on the upper level. Lower level can come up and use it at the picnic tables
Cable – No but I was able to use my DirecTV satellite dish.
Passport America – Yes, for ALL days of your stay
Monthly Rates – $350 and free electric which is rare and good as it gets hot/cold here.
The gas station near the entrance has a ...
... the 'hitch' so hiking out in the dark under the silhouette of the Buttes (pronounced Beauts, not Butts:a mistake you only make once) and a canopy of stars bright enough to light the way was an unforgettable experience.
It was soothing to slip into a bit of a routine after a month of new stimuli and day-by-day changes. The work has been making me stronger and I am noticing the difference every day.
Our base camp was amazing. We camped in our ...
... we thought. But as we opened the door, we were greeted by Lindsay, a pot-smoking Welsh clown with red boots, pants and hat, a vest embroided with the Welsh dragon and a green coat. He grinned at us with a twinkle in his eye and the flash of a gold tooth: "howa ya doin boys?" We didn't know what to say. It was absolutely brilliant. Apparently Aerosmith was playing across the road from the hostel so icecave and I headed out with Lindsay and Wolfie to check ...