Tahoe Valley Lodge
Travel Blogs from South Lake Tahoe
... still feeling shock at the drastic and unexpected change we had gone through in only a few hours.
Today we are clean, dry and comfortable, bursting full after an Indian buffet for lunch and ready for another day or two of relaxing in this amazing town. Being able to get in touch with Lib and the family has been a relief as well.
I am feeling very relaxed out here, ready to take on whatever lies in store for me next.
Mileage: 10 miles Altitude Gain:1500 ft. Today we awoke at beautiful Susie lake. We both were sick of instant oatmeal so we didn't eat much for breakfast. The climb up to Aloha Lake was pretty fast I think the "horses could smell the barn". We stopped at the lake striped to our skivvies an dove into the crystal blue waters. It was bracing but swimable! We then ...
... Lake. I must admit that after seeing other peoples pictures of here I was a little disappointed but I think it was down to being an overcast day. After lunch by the Lake it was my turn to take the wheel for the 5 hour drive to our next destination... San ...
Today was fairly difficult but I have some cool stories. I went about 50 miles and most of it was uphill. I was able to reach Echo Summit today which was nice because because i finally got to go downhill. In the middle of my ride I was stopped by a gentleman who wanted to take a picture with us and make a donation right on the side of the road. We came to find out that he is a retired teacher from Golden Sierra Middle School ...
... an interesting ride.
The Best Western was not the newest place in town, but it was clean and comfortable. Dinner was at Racks Bar and Grill, the deer heads and waitresses lived up to the name.
We stay the night in Ely.
Gas at Carson City, NV, 86 miles, 1.7 gallons, $6.86, 50.6 mpg.
Gas at Austin, NV, 188 miles, 3.9 gallons, $16.68, 48.2 mpg.
Day seven miles 338, miles so far 2,439.