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- I woke up at 8am
- i went to eat at a diner for breakfast
- Went to the gas station and got gas
- Left at around 11am
- i started driving and got there at around 2pm
- For the rest of the time in Fernley i went to a couple stores to shop
- After went to taco bell-5$
- Then went to sleep in my car at around 10pm
... It must be because I grew up in a small midwest town buried in the cornfields. So I knew the highlights of my trip would be observing and exploring these quirky towns filled with so much character and history….
Fallon, Nevada – Lots of anti-drug signs. Bible belt…join a church signs! Abandoned houses and offices, livestock farming and casinos. Obvious the economy is rough here.
Entered Highway ...
... and formed when lava flowed smoothly out and hardened. The small, jagged chunks of rock were aa (pronounced "ah-ah"), and they were created as upper areas of lava cooled faster than those below them and broke up as they tumbled downhill. The largest rock formations were actually chunks of the crater that broke off as the fissure oozed lava and were carried downhill by the flow. After the sun went down, we started back for our campsite. The park's amphitheater was on ...
... movie 'Wild Ocean' was a little disconcerting at times when viewed on the dome!
The Quinn Canyon Metorite was a centerpiece in the exhibits although the other educational displays were more interesting and entertaining than in may like facilities. Ever wondered how a 'black hole' works? The interactive display in the Science Center was a favorite with old and young alike!
Traveling along the ring ...
... and get ahead of the group. Slightly annoying as far as safety goes, but you do have to admire his determination to finish everyday. We got to the hotel just in time too because the riders started trickling in about two hours behind us. We were able to rest for awhile (I finished watching the Lost finale, eh and got to talk to Alex on Skype for a little bit, yay!) before heading over to the capitol to meet the Mayor of Fallon.
It's rides like these that make you appreciate ...