A Beautiful Place to Die September 7th 2011 Today I head back to California.
The road out of Reno follows the Tokatee River.
This is the same route used by the former overland trail to the California gold fields (see Pioneer Trails).
The canyon perfectly illustrates an effect called the Sierra rain sha ... read more
North America » United States » California » Lake Tahoe Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
When I travel, I love the great outdoors, modern art, historical sites, good food, classic roadside attractions, and long drives in a convertible. Preferably all at once. The nickname is a tribute to a wise traveller in the Hitch-hikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, who proved that all you really need to cross the galaxy (and beyond) is a towel.
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