Travel Blogs from Reno
... br> Down at the lake they had a floating pier which was very cool and we walked out on it and when we looked in the water it was all sparkling with gold because all through the sand is fools gold so it makes the sand sparkle under the water, it was very beautiful. Madi was amazed and wanted to bring back some sand but Daddy didn't think it would make it through customs! We tried the water and it was very cold.
So back to ...
... DOWN that mountain.
I am sure everyone wants to know my gas mileage. From Gilroy to Menlo Park was 8 mpg and from MP to Reno to Carson City was 8.74. That 8.74 included the climb up 80 in the Sierras and the mountain I told you about in the previous paragraph.
Every time I get cocky and think I have this motor homing thing under control, I am reminded that I DON'T control much.
... of Yosemite, we found out that because of the Rim fire the road through Yosemite that we were to take was closed so we had to go a very long way around to Lake Tahoe it took us the rest of the day.'
On the way out of Yosemite we saw all the devastation caused by the fire we could see mountains of trees burnt and still smouldering and we also saw lots of fire trucks and ...
proper day in Reno today, we really wanted to go to Virgina City but
unfortunately it's impossible unless we hire a car. So we've spent
the day getting our laundry sorted, it's not a great loss as we saw
Reno in 10 minutes last night. We did really want to go see Lake
Tahoe but the smoke is meant to be really bad there as its closer to
... bit at one point, but this time no ride came. I'll have to head back out in the morning.... Hopefully everything goes well. Quote of the day - from a signpost "not all those who wander are lost" -bilbo baggins But most are to drunk to find there way anyway!!!"" Another day I woke up this morning with a large spider on my pack and a egg nest on my sleeping bag cover.... Lovely The day started out very rough with a 3 hour wait for a ride out of redding( total of 5 hours) but once I ...