West Shore Cafe and Inn
Travel Blogs from Homewood
Monday June 30, 2014
This morning we stayed back at the camper to accomplish some required domestic chores. After Lunch we headed north east to “Virginia City”, during its boomtime the mines around the city produced millions of dollars in gold and silver, equaling billions today. Most of the city has
been rebuilt at one time or another as several fires in the ...
Sunday June 29, 2014
Today we headed west on US Rt. 50 to Lake Tahoe and the scenic drives that surround the lake. To get there we had to climb the mountains to the west of us, the road was a 4 lane
divided highway that over several miles, most of which were at a 6% grade, climbed over 2,500 feet. As we climbed from the desert ...
Saturday June 28, 2014
This morning we headed north from our campground into Carson City, the capital of Nevada. The center of Carson City is a small but beautiful area that includes the state office buildings;
we were both surprised at the relative small size of the city for being the stat capital. Traveling up I-580 ...
... and miss really. I'd do an awesome turn one time then the next id fail! But I just kept going until I felt a bit better! We then learnt how to toe 'J' turn which I found a lot harder because I'd just got the hang of the heel and now I was expected to turn the opposite way haha but eventually I got there. By this point my feet were killing me due to the lack of arch support on the boots- but I kept going. The last part of our lesson was learning to 'heel ...
... in coconut shells. You say Bula and clap three time in gratification then drink until the bowl is empty. Your tongue becomes as they say "furry" and feels slightly numb. After some research I found that it is mildly narcotic. Don't worry we are not addicted and the experience is a welcoming ceremony to their country and you are expected to partake. I was in heaven when we toured the Sleeping Giant orchid garden. These gardens were founded by Raymond Burr for ...