Travel Blogs from Caliente
It doesn't matter how many times I look at the options either online or on maps, there is no easy way of getting from California to Utah. We'd be fine if we were like the vast majority of the population and liked Las Vegas ... but unfortunately we aren't and we don't. However you look at it and however you calculate it, there is no way of getting …
Riding against the infinite strength of the wind for hours at a time takes a mental stamina that will make you call on your angels for help. Try it some time. It will make you seriously think about turning around to fly back from whence you came. It will make you consider ending a goal, a quest, or even a dream.
But I can't do that. This ride means too much.
... br> Pioche in 1871. It began in a restaurant during a celebration
commemorating Mexican independence and quickly spread. When it reached
the Felsenthal Store, a stone fireproof structure where 300 barrels of
blasting powder were stored, the subsequent explosion shot nearly 400
feet into the air, blowing a 1,000-pound door clear out of town and
showering the town with flaming debris. The explosion of debris ...
... here. I had not intended to come this far or this late. I was told there were nearer motels and a restaurant. Closed, no vacancy and gave me the creeps. I had a forgettable sandwich at the cafe but it keeps reminding me that I had it.
Tomorrow will take me through some very pretty ...
No gunfights in the night at the saloon to wake us, so we went across to the Silver Cafe for breakfast, before a little sightseeing tour around Pioche. We visited the Million Dollar Courthouse, so named because that is how much it ended up costing because all the corrupt politicians kept spending the money that was supposed to pay off the loan, not much has changed then!! Mr Kelly who showed us around was so enthusiastic ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsShady Motel Caliente
Friendly, clean and comfortable i.e. perfect after a drive across Nevada.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.