Edith Palmer's Country Inn
Travel Blogs from Virginia City
... down that gave us a lighter and wished us well.
We ended up walking 3 miles before setting up camp and realizing we were in black bear country with no rope. Did we want to sleep with our food? The question was answered for us, right on the edge of the campsite laid a big pile of bear poop. We dug a hole to hide the food and called it a night.
I'm pretty tired after a long week of work. It's only 9 but I started falling asleep writing this.!
... we went to put our swimmers on, there were lots of adults in the pool but they weren't too happy to have children disturbing their quiet morning! There was also a spa which we had a go in and it was really hot and there was also a children's pool with lots of water spouts.
After our swim we packed our bags and our van and were on our way we drove down the lake and went to Sand Harbour which is a famous bit of sand because ...
... 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 ...
... While Pauline had her nails done Dave researched where he could locate BBQ parts for a friend and after lunch we set out for Virginia City via more pawn shops and Hardware stores. Virginia City was really cool. It was the centre of the famous Comthorp??? Lode where in the day millions of dollars worth of silver and gold were mined. We took a tractor ride around the town and learned lots of interesting facts like that Mr C.... Didn't even own the ...
... with guard rails to prevent cars from dropping down about 500 feet. You know it's steep when you’re looking at the tops of 100 foot trees. There were many turnouts for slow cars to pull over and one viewpoint that was a spectacular view of Reno and the valley floor between Reno and Carson City to the south. It was a drive worth the view that we don’t want to do again.
Virginia City is a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking