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... checked into their room.
As it turned out, WE were the ones that were surprised because the hotel had got the wrong Smith’s room and put it in our room! Damn! So with a sloshing bucket and tinkling glasses behind our backs, we made the ‘not so surprise’ delivery which still went down very well!
Eager to get down to the pool, we transferred the fizz from the ...
... the scenery. It's really pretty although apparently the least pretty
part of the lake. We'll head further round it tomorrow.
Then onto Virginia City. Over 300
million dollars worth of gold was taken out of this area in the late
1800's, in todays terms that's trillions. It's a living town so the
shops and saloons (with great names like Bucket of Blood) still function but it is set up for tourists. We
arrive mid to late afternoon so didn't have much time ...
... have been constructed to protect skiers and rock climbers who may be caught off guard by a sudden storm. Next, we paid a visit to the 1960 Olympic venue in Squaw Valley. The Olympic ski site is one of the largest U.S. Ski resorts...more upscale shops, Starbucks, an Irish bar, a toy store, a spa, and everything one would need for a fun vacation year round. We picked a pub with sunny, outside seating and a ...
... loud. ;-) then we were just left with the sound of the Renn Fairers playing their didgeridoo and bongo drums....but at least they were having fun :)
Another lovely night, we ended it with a little more of the delicious ice cream from the ice cream parlour by the camp and a bottle of the white wine from the Coppola winery (not at the same time obviously!!) then headed to bed to be ready for the long drive to Yosemite in the ...
... chains to go up the US395 due to snow. The small towns and lakes along this way were all amazing and the weather changing between sunny and cloudy drew amazing contrasts. We stopped to refuel the car and tossed up whether to buy chains or not – we decided it was best to have them and not need them (rather than get stranded). Lunch was Carls Jnr which was really good actually – while eating it started snowing really ...