Days Inn Carson City
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... for us. With blue to our left and black to our right, we found a gray friendly sky above us, and beautiful scenery around us when we reached the top.
From 10,800 ft up we were able to see Reno, a tiny little city of in the distance. We saw all the mountains around us, all shorter than we stood now. And we saw the massive yet delicate lake Tahoe not far away. We caught our breath, took some pictures and relaxed a bit before pounding our way down the mountain.
4 miles to go ...
We woke up in our fantastic hotel room that Mum had booked ages ago and we decided to have breakfast in bed,our only room service so far. It was great and everyone had a good brekky.
Then we walked through the hotel and had a look at the pool. It was an inside/outside pool which was cool. We then walked down to the lake to have a look before going back to put our swimmers on for a swim in the inside/outside ...
... DOWN that mountain.
I am sure everyone wants to know my gas mileage. From Gilroy to Menlo Park was 8 mpg and from MP to Reno to Carson City was 8.74. That 8.74 included the climb up 80 in the Sierras and the mountain I told you about in the previous paragraph.
Every time I get cocky and think I have this motor homing thing under control, I am reminded that I DON'T control much.
Our last day at Yosemite Valley after our summer camp style breakfast in the dining room we went for a walk to the bridge which has a great view of the falls except there is no water at this time. We see more squirrels and lots of people bird watching and on our walk back we see a mule deer and 3 fawns who came really close.
After that we packed the van and ...
... evening down the far end of the strip Garry had hoped to do the rides on the stratosphere but they had been closed due to wind, so we had a play at the Venetian, I had a good win at Casino Royale, then moved onto the Paris where we all had good wins then home for a quick play at the Luxor then headed to bed....oops 3 am again! Found a passed out woman in the middle of the hallway on our way to bed, was not n a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking