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Area 51 - 51-es körzet. Kinek mit mond ez a hely. Hivatalosan az amerikai légierő teszt területe, ahol a kísérleti repülőgépeket és fegyvereket próbálják ki. Másodsorban az UFO-k börtöne, emlékezz csak a Paul című filmre, vagy a Függetlenség Napjára. A hely meglátogatása nekem 800 kilométer vezetést jelentett. De megérte!
After packing up our belongings and a rather wet tent, we're on the road again.
The blue skies have disappeared and grey ones have taken their place. It's light drizzle as we retrace our steps back along Highway 40 (part of the old Route 66) towards Las Vegas. The outside temperature is only 70 degrees, we have not got the scorching …
... up with markings on the side, it said wildlife game patrol and was driven by a guy wearing a uniform with sheriffs badge on his arm. A bit odd I thought and tried to photograph him without being to obvious. Another 30 ks of vast nothing and we arrived at a siding known at Rachel population 5. They owners of the truck stop renamed it Lil Ali Inn to cash in on the tourists to Area 51, it was also used in the movie Paul. We went in had a Coke and bought some trinkets. It was ...
... it was off to the trail. The ET Highway is the Extraterrestrial Trail Highway which is named for the high number of UFO's that have supposedly been spotted along the road. In reality, the UFO's are probably experimental aircraft that are flown from the US airfield known as Area 51 which lies just south of the highway. There is very little along the highway except cattle as the road ...
Area 51. A place with many different meanings. Officially it serves as a test area for the US Air Force where test runs of new planes and weapons are done. Secondly it's an alien prison as it was pictured in Paul or in the Independence Day movie. For me it was 500 miles of driving, but it was well worth it!
I woke up at 5 am so I could start my 4 hour 50 minute trip in time. I fuelled myself with coffee, then Jeepy and I got on the big adventure. As usual, we ...
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The Little A'Le'Inn (Previously Rachel Bar and Grill) is a small bar, restaurant and motel located in Rachel, Nevada on the Extraterrestrial Highway. The business has been running for over 20 years and has been a favourite to visitors to the local Area 51. The business has a variety of Area 51 and UFO related items for sale such as maps of the area, posters, postcards, toys, etc. and is also famous for its "Alien Burger".
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