Tahoe Queen Motel
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This was our shortest travel day yet. Only took a little over an hour to get from Reno to the quaint little town of Gardnerville. Looking forward to 2 days hanging with Harry's Godmom Ginny, her husband Shane, kids Alicia, Max, Sarah, my namesake Tina & Jessie. My cousin Ginny is one of the most creative teachers and moms I know! During summer break the weekdays have a theme and we were lucky enough to be here ...
Monday June 30, 2014
This morning we stayed back at the camper to accomplish some required domestic chores. After Lunch we headed north east to “Virginia City”, during its boomtime the mines around the city produced millions of dollars in gold and silver, equaling billions today. Most of the city has
been rebuilt at one time or another as several fires in the ...
... summit we traveled into beautiful ponderosa pine forests and cooler air. The drive around Lake Tahoe was a combination of 4 lane and 2 lane roads that traveled through mountain forest, residential areas full of expensive homes and resort towns that were crowded with vacationers. The entire roadway around the lake has been designated as scenic byways. The weather was cool but comfortable, and ...
... a fierce war was fought between the Modoc tribe and the US Army, the former being forced to live elsewhere. We carried on south, leaving Oregon and entering California and into more typical Americana. The landscape cried out for a cowboy or two, herding castle across the plain; tumbleweed blew across the highway; and I was thrilled to spot the sheriff of Lassen County, on the lookout for any ...
... lots of groceries. I hope our skis and board also fit when we take off for Jackson Hole.
Today was one super expensive day. We got new skis, board and goggles. The skis and board were about US$650 each but I guess if rentals cost about US$40-50 a day, then we break even after about 15 days. Thats pretty good.
The place is awesome here - its advertised as a 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom but its got 2 full size bathrooms and a huge living area. The ...
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