High Country Lodge
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This weekend my hosts have taken me to their second home, on the North Shore of the beautiful Lake Tahoe.
Lake Tahoe is in two states- Cali and Nevada. The Nevadan side suffers from gambling.
We travelled to the North- Dollar Point. It is about a 2-hour drive from Sacramento. They have a wonderful alpine style cabin although don't be fooled- it is ginormous.
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... Just across the state line, with Harrah’s Hotel/Casino to our left and Harvey’s to our right, we enter California and arrive at tonight’s destination in South Lake Tahoe. It’s the end of a 250-mile ride that began in gold rush country, brought us over Kit Carson Pass, and evoked memories from a half-century ago.
How could tomorrow be any better?
To view today's route from Mariposa to South Lake Tahoe, click here.
... up meeting up with them that night at Harrah's. I'm probably the only one who was so fascinated by this, but the Lake Tahoe Boulevard connects Nevada and California. So we ate dinner in Cali, and then walked two minutes up the road and went to a casino in Nevada. Too cool. We met some interesting guys in the casino, as usual, but it was a lot of fun. Not I mention we didn't pay for a single drink all night! Whoop whoop. We went ...
... edge of a ridge with steep cliffs down to water on both sides! It was also quite icy so when we got to Emerald Cove we decided to stop to see what we could see. What a view, very Queenstownesque. We walked the one mile down to the cove (watching all the moaning and complaining families coming up!!!) and then the one mile back up (hopefully not looking as bad as the other families!) It was well worth the walk. Anyway we cut our losses and headed back to the town as we ...
... s house so it would be there when we arrived.
We returned to the resort freshened up and waited at the resort lobby for a shuttle bus to pick us up to take us to the MS Dixie for the evening. We used the $100.00 gift card towards the ticket.
What and evening!!!
The host gave us a choice of 3 table we could sit at and there was one table with only one couple so I asked them if we could join them. They were happy to have us sit ...