TownePlace Suites Elko
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... 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.
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. ...
We woke up to the beautiful sunshine in Twin Falls and stopped at the Shoshone canyon falls. Which was a great way to trek out of Idaho... into Nevadaland, full casinos and lonely roads. Thank goodness for Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson pandora stations. Stopped at a pleasant grocery store in Elko for sandwiches and ...
... What justified each towns subsistence seemed causal, since hedonism and mining was now the main employer. While driving thru the towns Kamal kept the kids and I up to date on the anecdotal history. One town in particular was interesting. Winemucca, Nevada was an unincorporated city predominantly populated by members of the Shoshonae Native American tribe. The poverty was ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center