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... br> The river is not rushing as it did last time we were here, but that was in May and California was not suffering a serious drought. The river had water in it, but mostly we saw rocks. I will opine that this park is way more rocky than Rocky Mountain NP ever dreamed of being. The canyon walls are mostly limestone, cracked by weather and age, and pieces of the wall faces have broken off in huge chunks and fallen into the ...
Set out to drive to Reno, in Andrew's camper van, to stay with brother James, his wife Peta and 11 year old twins Sarah and William.
Drove across the Great Salt Lake Desert. Eerie view of salty mist rinsing off the lake and the salt flats.
Stopped at Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, where Malcolm Campbell, father of Donald Campbell, attempted the world land speed record in 1935.
Passed an odd "installation" on the north side ...
... be done to prevent same in the future. Within a reasonable length of time the Lake Rescue boat arrived, the problem was solved for a nominal fee and we were again under way. Thank goodness for cell phones!
The local media had played up an event that took place the last week of July and the first week of August- Hot August Nights. What the heck is Hot August Nights? Well it is a gathering of thousands of hot rods that come from around the country, sort ...
... ceiling in the living room.
Furnishings were carefully chosen by Mrs. Knight to enhance and carry out the Scandinavian theme. "Selma" the clock, one of the most striking pieces stands in the entry hall. Many antiques were purchased for the home in the Scandinavian countries. Some pieces which Mrs. Knight greatly admired were in museums in Norway and Sweden and not available for purchase. When she encountered such problems, she hired craftsmen ...
... We pass a very few "ghost towns", wide spots in the road that have long since outlived their purpose and lay in various states of decay. The first gas station and first town with living human life forms that we encounter is McDermitt, 513 souls- 100 miles from Jordan Valley, the town. The major source of income here was from mining but the mine closed in 1990 which has caused a steady decline. We think that the only reason it has any form of human life is that it straddles ...