White Pine Motel
Travel Blogs from Ely
... that it has been tough for me not to venture off my highway and into one of the old abandoned cave mines. You know. Just to see... or maybe just for a good journal story. I won't though. I made someone make me make a promise not to.
Tonight, I chose to post lots of pictures. They are some of my favorites and hopefully show through my simple eye the grand and awesome beauty of this forgotten region. I hope you enjoy.
... 80's music playing…Pat Benetar singing "I am the warrior". Biker dudes with braided mustaches eat at the other table. The waitress asked him how long it took to grow it. He said, "Well, only 8 months. I braid it because when I’m riding my Harley the grease from it hits my sunglasses. So that’s why I braid it". I fight back laughter! Other locals behind me ...
... exhibits and there was definitely a hunting theme. We were still in the Wild West vVal was reading a book about Butch Cassidy hence the additional pictures. Pancakes and syrup for breakfast at the local diner then back onto route 50, the loneliest road in America, for pretty much the rest of the day until we meet up later with our friendly hosts Victoria and ...
... desert drive, but they actually have a fair amount of green grass, and trees here in this park!
Instead of making the rest of the trip in two short segments, we've decided to run for 5 hours or so tomorrow, straight into Pahrump.
... power washers in camp and some of us will go to Ely and use the local truck stop washers. We found some beautiful weed free hay in Ely and we had some delivered from Crockett (Utah grown) about a week ago.
Well I have to go, will be loosing service and I apologize that I didn't bring my pictures to download while I was in town.
Wish I could share more with you.
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