The Deerfield Lodge At Heavenly
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... Tuesday!" We awoke to the smell of bacon, eggs and French toast. For lunch we met my cousin Mary (who recently moved to the area) at In 'n Out. Dinner we had delicious tri-tip & sweet corn on the cob with homemade chocolate chip cookies for dessert. Tasty Tuesday was a complete success. We spent the whole day chatting and chewing. Unfortunately we are going to have to follow it up with "Weight Watchers ...
... destroyed many of the buildings, but there are still many original buildings. We started our visit by taking a tram tour around the city, and were glad we did as we learned a lot about the history of the city and surrounding area. After the tour we walked along the main street, over old style wooden boardwalks that were extremely uneven, to Old West style saloons and shops of all kinds, we even stopped in a vintage ice cream and candy ...
... summit we traveled into beautiful ponderosa pine forests and cooler air. The drive around Lake Tahoe was a combination of 4 lane and 2 lane roads that traveled through mountain forest, residential areas full of expensive homes and resort towns that were crowded with vacationers. The entire roadway around the lake has been designated as scenic byways. The weather was cool but comfortable, and ...
... while the BBQ gets hot and then it's early to bed to prepare for a full day of hiking and a sunset cruise on the lake.
Well true to form I let the fit do the heavy hiking while I had the showers...hot..pretty much to myself, walk down and sat on the jetty overlooking Lake Tahoe and spent an hour or so with postcards and the Internet catching up ...
... flat plains and the hills either side you can just imagine the stage coaches and wagon trains travelling along looking for somewhere to settle and then the Indians attacking them from both sides of the valley. I always did enjoy cowboy and injun movies, still do.
We thought that since we were in the area we had to see Lake Tahoe and this is where we are now holed up!
See our pics taken whilst ...
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