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Today, Friday, we had another great drive. We left Austin, Nevada by nine AM and had only about a hundred and fifty miles to travel. We moved lower and lower until now we're at about 4,400 above sea level. It's about seventy degrees here and feels great. Enroute we stopped at Petroglyph Site which was started by the Cattail People. The oldest petroglyph is about 8,000 years on up to 500 years ago. But, who's ...
... practically part of the road! It was a 26 mile drive through this part of the Pacific Ring of Fire that combines some of the life found in the Cascades and some of the life typical to the Sierra Nevada range.
We jumped onto route 395 and continued to Reno. The landscape was desert highlands peppered with dry scrub brush. We passed a huge, dead, bloated cow that somebody hit and left on the side of the road..legs poking straight up...ewww. ...
... Bar & Saloon”. The sign above the entrance says “Nevada’s Oldest Thirst Palor”, this was a bar that dated back to the 1840s, and the floor and bar look original. The interior is an intriguing mix of artifacts and pictures dating back to the 1800s. Along with everyone passing through the town we spent some time in the bar drinking and admiring the wall ...
... in, the place was crowded, a live band playing and few seats available. A couple of gents on either side of a vacant bar stool offered me a seat, one indicated I could sit in his lap! I took the bar stool and we ordered beer; John got a Bucket of Blood beer! Such a fascinating place: period décor and people in old west costumes, including bar maids and gunslingers! I ...
... is a big restaurant with a windmill out front which introduces the western atmosphere. Chairs are covered in cowhide with fur. Hanging from the ceiling are historic coaches, wagons, fire trucks and other memorabilia. Think of the old Darryl’s restaurants with a western theme. Their specialty is barbecue which we didn’t know. It was the best barbecue we’re had since NC. Of course the sauce was thicker, but it was good ...
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