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Mark Twain sat here

OK, maybe he did more than just sit!
Some Camels Travel..........And Some Camels Race

September 7th 2013
In this world many are in pursuit of the pinnacle of spectator sporting events. Some flock to Wimbledon or Churchill Downs, while others crave the World Cup or perhaps the Super Bowl. Our quest takes us to the charming old west town of Virginia City, Nevada, where the annual camel races take place. Heady stuff this, but throw in some ostrich racing and it becomes jam-packed wall-to-wall excitement ... read more
North America » United States » Nevada » Virginia City

American Flag 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
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12th September 2013

What everyone needs to know
Nothing like trivia to delight. Camel race culture begun as a joke...continuing today...excellent! Wonderful to see how this tiny town ensures it remains on the map...Mark Twain, camel & ostrich racing...great blog.
12th September 2013

A fun weekend
Great things come out of joking around. Cute town. Maybe you should become a camel jockey?

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