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... it was certainly a diversion on the map worth doing...if not for the Jacuzzi comment and golf course dinner alone!
Setting off on another glorious day, it was back up and into the Sierra Nevada Ranges, then back down the other side and through the flat plains which was dominated by farms and ranches. What a place to live!
... who took the tour was from a family that owned one of the other mines
in town so he was very knowledgeable. We were the last tour of the day
and it was just the 5 of us making it a fun, private tour. I am 5 foot 4 inches and that would've been tall for a miner. Most were well under that and when you see some of the small spaces they had to work in, you an understand why small is better for this job.
back to Truckee for the night sleeping well after a busy day.
... perfect for a getaway and would be so nice to visit during the snow season.
We got back to the hotel and had a little refresher nap before heading out to find something for dinner. Neither of us were super hungry, so we found a little place that does ice cream, smoothies and the like. Jess and I both had smoothies, and I also had one of the biggest banana splits I've ever seen. We then walked back to the hotel where we were excited to find the fire around the outdoor sitting area ...
... followed by the Sierra Boat Works to see the beautiful wooden boats. Lots to look at but we had to hit the road for Carson City (the capital of Nevada).
On the way to CC we stopped at Sandy Beach where we did some rock "climbing" and picture taking. Found a great place in CC for lunch called Adele's. Everyone tried something different. I had the falafel which was very good. The restaurant was located on "Carson Street" so of course we ...
... the lake to the eastern side and we crossed back into Nevada, punctuated by casinos. This side has more lake fronted road with awesome views south back into South Lake Tahoe. After the big lunch we both decided to have a nap.
We had McDonalds for dinner, 2 pies for a dollar.
With both of having a cold it is an early night as we are off to Eugene / Springfield tomorrow which is a long eight hour ...