Travel Blogs from Elko
... doing over 100 mph in perfect formation. A little ways down they road they were on the side of the road fixing one of their bikes. This happened a few times during the 300 miles to my destination. With about 80 miles left before I hit elko I ran into a rain storm and instead of putting on my rain gear I just soldiered on with the uncomfortable wet cold. Once I arrived at the hotel I noticed the bike looked like I had been running it in the mud. It was a mess.
Today we went to the Reno Air Race which is a big airshow where planes from all over the world race including a pilot from Armidale. We sat in the stand and watched the planes race and then we were to watch the jet man, he is a man who jumps out of a helicopter with wings and jet packs on his back and he flies around. Unfortunately when he was about to jump out of the helicopter one of his four jets failed and he had to cancel the jump.
... clear. We stopped at an overlook at Rye Patch Reservoir (see photo) for lunch in our trailer and watched some fishermen below us. One woman walked back to her vehicle with two very large fish. I tried my hand at driving the trailer for the first time ever. We had decided that because of John's lingering back and hip problems, I would learn to drive the trailer and drive part of each day, mostly on ...
... to pick up some things for Burning Man but, otherwise, I just drove. I stopped for the night in Elko, NV, which is a bit over half-way.
... a home build by Robert N. Graves, superintendent of the Empire Mine, was copied after a castle in Normandy, France. Construction started in 1863 and took 5 years to complete. It was considered one the finest mansions in the West during that time.
'C’ St is the main road in Virginia City and the sidewalks are still boards which are part of the charm of this famous historical monument. During its glory days the town housed nearly ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center