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Weird and Wonderful Techatticup Mine – Eldorado Canyon, Nevada

NELSON, NEVADA: TECHATTICUP MINE – Your kicks might be on Route 66, but your curiosity will surely peak on Highway 165 as you cruise past a series of odd spectacles–beginning with a vintage Texaco sign at the road–just two miles past the town of Nelson, in Nevada’s Eldorado Canyon.   A Most Peculiar Pit Stop …

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South Lake Tahoe Snow Story – In Photos

CALIFORNIA, SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – There was no telling what the weather would do next the week leading up to our recent family snow trip to South Lake Tahoe. Flooding, ice, avalanche advisories followed by a blizzard known as “Snowpocalypse 2017”–and a complete shutdown of Interstate 80 leading from the Bay Area to Tahoe for …

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South Lake Tahoe with Kids – Winter Family Vacation Guide

CALIFORNIA, SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WITH KIDS – The kids shrieked with joy and screamed in delight as the first snow-clad Sierra pines came into sight, and the cacophony of, “Oh, my gosh! Oh, my GOSH!” and “Guys, over there!” and “Oh! It’s like…like… giant mushrooms!” continued with increasing volume  as we ventured on over the …

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