The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
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Just a few notes before signing off. I'm nearly home.
Most of the campsites located near a freeway are often also located near train tracks. Depending on how sound travels, I hear freeway traffic and/or train whistles at night.
I had to laugh the night I stayed at the Best Western when, snuggled into a comfy king size bed with six marshmallow-soft pillows,I heard a train ...
... in July things get, shall we say, a little toasty. When we decided to bypass Winnemucca (seriously, a one-horse town) and to travel on I got got the web to see when we could park for the night. Of course, Walmart was always an option...according to Tim! GOD BLESS SMART PHONES! As I was looking up KOA parks along the way I perused Orbitz to see ...
... the mountain again. The ceremony itself was very touching and genuinely heartfelt by all. Not many dry eyes around. And yes, the guests looked great but the bride & groom looked fabulous! Closely followed by the bridesmaids, and the groomsmen. And the bride and groom coming down the chairlift, separately of course, was a nice touch. This was how they met, at 6am one morning in Queenstown, I think, as Andrea came off ...
... about, but you are never more than a short walk to the edge of the Lake – in all her glory.
Lake Tahoe is a natural treasure and the locals sure are intent on keeping it that way. Glistening water that comes in a dozen shades of sapphire, pine trees up to the edge and sandy shores, make this one of the most popular destinations in the Sierras – truly the gem of the Sierras. Here on the west side of the lake you ...
... complaint: the hotel "Mountain Burrito Company" restaurant served me a Bison burrito that was not only terrible going in, but also hasn't managed to improve its standings whatsoever while sitting in my stomach.
Distance: 74.15 mi - 271.36 total
Time: 7:45:40 - 22:13:58 total
Elevation Gain: 8,779 ft - 16,878 total
Av. Speed: 9.6 mph - 12.2 overall
Av. HR: 132 bpm - 132 bpm overall
Calories: 9,374 - 23,693 ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service