Truckee Donner Lodge
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Just a few notes before signing off. I'm nearly home.
Most of the campsites located near a freeway are often also located near train tracks. Depending on how sound travels, I hear freeway traffic and/or train whistles at night.
I had to laugh the night I stayed at the Best Western when, snuggled into a comfy king size bed with six marshmallow-soft pillows,I heard a train ...
... could dangle at me. When the Circus Circus hotel in Reno popped up with a "mobile deal" of $28 a night we jumped on it! And that is how Spread Eagle met the Big Top! Our rig got a much deserved night off and we got big, clean comfy beds that we could drop into as opposed to climb up to. On to Gardenerville for some good old fashioned family catch up ...
... like a small log cabin. There was not much more than a few tanks and a cash register inside but there was a really sweet patio setup with a sprawling view of the surround forest. They even had their own nine hole disc golf course. Mike, Coop and I played the nine as Kaitlyn crocheted. The beers were pretty good, all of them were hop forward, even the blond and red.
The next few days we spent checking out Truckee/Tahoe. This included a couple ...
... of the list of activities on the whole trip. I had hoped to recapture the glory on another trail ride. It was still a nice time but fell a little flat. You can’t beat the scenery of Durango...even with the high Sierra’s...and our guide last year was the tops... Regardless...and aside from my incredibly sore...saddle parts...we had a nice time and were thankful for the opportunity. God’s country...Our country, ...
... I did realize that my wallet is not in the car. My wallet was sitting at the gas station by the motel we slept in :-(o. My luck was, that when I called them, they had found it and kept at the store. So we did drove back and started all over with our route again . That won't happened a second time, that is for sure. On our drive back to get my wallet something else happened too ... we had our first Police control! On the highway was a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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