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Two lattes, one large bottle of Diet Mtn. Dew (twice the caffeine of Diet Coke), and two bottles of water.
Who'd have thought that a crossroads town in Nevada would roll up the sidewalks at 10 pm?!
Woke up to this view out my window, on the east side of Elko.
... sort of a boring drive since everything was brown until we hit Pumpernickel Valley and we saw green patches of alfalfa growing.
Until we passed Hot Springs I did not realize that Nevada has more hot springs than any other state with 312. In researching this info I found that many of them are in remote areas or accessible only by hikes or boat or they have been turned into ...
... into the boys going forward and the girls going back. PAC man, Flow, jimmy joe ,and freedom train alone on top of the mountains. Our pace was going much slower then we had expected. Jimmy joes ankle was still hurting, and the scenic vistas made us stop at every peak. Every time we hit one peak we would drop down 500ft just to walk back up 1,000 more. As the day wore on the scenery got better, but we all were starting to get tired. Morale was slowly dropping as ...
Dinner was at the Star Hotel in Elko, one of our very favorite restaurants anywhere. This famous Basque restaurant is often rated the finest restaurant in all of Nevada, even over those in Las Vegas with famous chefs. As usual, we could only finish about half of the meal, and saved the rest for the future in our RV refrigerator. We drove on to settle for the night in the Iron Horse RV Resort in Elko. ...
... put us off sleeping out side... well, I have my moments of questioning. The area we camped has bears but the likelihood of an encounter was remote but it didn't stop our imaginations playing havoc with our sleep. None the less we enjoyed the stars and listening to the sounds of the night. On the second day we ventured to the other end of Jenny lake by bus then walked around it to Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point, to view the Tetons ...