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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Smoking rooms available
- Non-smoking rooms
- High-speed internet in room
- Pets allowed
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... You have about 120 miles of no civilisation, so running out of fuel is not an option.
We arrive in a little town called Ely - no not Cambridgeshire but Nevada and go to a wonderful little place called the Flower Basket, it sells flowers but also does very good coffee and cakes - gluten free ones at that. Over the road is a fantastic clothing store called Andy's - well had to be didnt it! Two ladies were running ...
... in the Diamond Mountains, in a draw on the southern end of Diamond Valley, between Antelope and Newark valleys.The town is located along the Lincoln highway/ US Route 50, nicknamed "The Loneliest Road in America": aptly named, as the nearest towns along the highway are Austin (71 mi or 114 km west) and Ely (77 mi or 124 km east). The nearest town is Duckwater, Nevada, 59 mi (95 km) south.
The town was first settled in 1864 by ...
... that Idaho, Oregon, and Colorado have, so we decided to drive late and land in a motel. In tiny, Eureka, we found a modern, newish motel...and didn't stay there. We opted for one that was 1/2 the price. All we were doing was sleeping! we didn't need their exercise room (well, maybe we NEEDED it) or their pool. At least the place we stayed was cleaner than the first place we had in Idaho. Maybe a forest tomorrow night in Colorado!
A few days ago, I spoke of the magic winds that pushed and carried me along, seemingly making this segment of the tour a breeze. I had been making my blog entries on McDonald's free wifi in every other town for a while, and skipping between gas station stores for supplies.
The great wind continued out of Stagecoach and gave me an 84 mile day, my best of the tour so far. One big rule I have is 'when the wind is at your back, you stay on the bike'. It ...
I get back on the "lonely road" and in the distance I see a rainbow! I smiled big and thought of mom instantly….SHE IS WITH ME! She always talked about rainbows in a spiritual sense and once taught me how to envision it in a peaceful meditation. This road wasn't so lonely after all. Symbolic in a way since I'm heading towards Eureka named "The Friendliest Town on the Loneliest Road". Unfortunately, I didn't meet anyone there so I can't verify if ...