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Today we got to 11:15AM Mass at St. Theresa of Avila church in Carson. It's a relatively new church and is huge. I'm sure it would hold more people than our Cathedral in Helena. The folks were friendly and we were welcomed by the community after Father asked for visitors. It was a very upbeat Mass with excellent music, often led by the celebrant, who has a great voice.
Everyone we mention our project to has been more than helpful.
We went to lunch at the ...
... the broad curves to the chilly air of Lake Tahoe. Wow! There's money in that place. I guess when you live in a desert, everybody flocks to the water on the weekend. The shoulders of the narrow road around Tahoe were lined with cars of lake goers. Lake Tahoe is fairly evenly split between Nevada and California. It is fed by 60 streams entering it and only one leaving it. There were swimmers, boaters, jet skis skirting across the clear, clear ...
... along with many of the other nearby buildings, was haunted; and that many of the hotel guests have had encounters with the spirits. The building also has historical value, in that in 1862 at this site Samuel Clemens became Mark Twain. The town was literally built on the side of a mountain, walking from where we parked to the main street we had to walk up what seemed like a 45 degree grade. We definitely had a great time this afternoon.
... the next place on our agenda. There were some very interesting exhibits and we learned a bit more about the state's history. We passed by the governor's mansion, quite a beautiful structure.
A bit later in the afternoon we headed to ...
... is a huge casino and very posh. It is amazing as I booked here because it was cheap. $98 per night. I guess they want us to spend our money in the casino. Our car was valet parked so we feel we have lost it already. Tomorrow we are going to drive out to Lake Tahoe and Virginia City. It's starting to sound like bonanza! To get over the mountain range we climbed 5000 feet. Our ears were popping just like in a ...
Other places to stay in Carson City
2829 South Carson Street, Carson City | 2 star motelfrom $49
3103 N. Carson Street, Carson City | 2 star motelfrom $51
2749 S Carson St, Carson City | 1 star motelfrom $45
800 N. Carson Street, Carson City | Motelfrom $56