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We were supposed to go to Great Basin National Park today, but it was rainy and foggy, so we decided to just stay at home for the day. It was the first "rainout" we have had in our 5 trips cross country. We worked on the blog, took naps, watched golf and did the laundry - nice to have a relaxing day. ...
... it is here and about 39 degrees in the ambient temperature area. We had been using the furnace each morning, so I figured it was a good time to refill. Surprisingly, we were only down 1.7 gallons. A mighty efficient furnace, it seems...
On the way, I got a hold of Newmar Coaches and ordered a warranty part, the faucet set for the shower. I don't know if I mentioned it, but it leaked the first time that Lynn used it early in our trip. No ...
... the residents aren't much better. Half the town, at least is in ghost town decline; doesn't seem to be any industry except tourism, meaning mainly casinos. Pathetic. But there is an interesting historic railroad museum that still operate both the diesel and steam trains that were essential for transporting ore, and now caters to tourists who like to ride the rails. I didn't get good photos for this place, but it was interesting.
From Ely to Wendover, NV is pretty lonely too, especially early Sunday morning. There is a group from Norway filling up with gas in Ely when we leave and they catch up with us in Wendover. They rent bikes in L.A. and head to Chicago. They dressed a little differently than most motorcycle riders. No shirts were common, along with short shorts and sandals. To each their own I guess.
Our goal was to make it halfway "home" in one day, which would put us in Ely, Nevada tonight by way of West ...
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