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Jul 6, 2006 - Newcastle, California

7/6 - 7/8 We continued through the Sierra Nevada Mountains on SR70, then headed south on SR65 and SR193 to Newcastle, California (138 miles). In Newcastle we stayed at with our friends Ray and Kathy Rhodes for three nights. While visiting with Ray and Kathy they taught us a new board game called Pegs and Jokers - the first board game that Ken has ever enjoyed. While in Newcastle, we also visited Sacramento for a day (about a 25-mile drive). While in town we took a tour of the state capitol. The state capitol was built in 1874. The original...

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Jun 29, 2002 - Lake Tahoe, NV

Back to Sacramento to pickup the camera and replace our car keys -- yes, we have managed to misplace one set of our keys already. One stop at the Dodge dealer, one stop at the "Viper" dealer (the alarm system) and one stop at Ace hardware for all the Van compartment keys, and we were back in business. We now have a game plan and a hide a key! Not everything on the road works out perfectly, and we would REALLY be upset if we ended up with no keys! - which with our memories, is not out of the question! Off again to Lake Tahoe. The south shore...

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Jun 26, 2002 - Sacramento, CA

We reluctantly left Yosemite and chose the Gold country route out of there, as the digital camera had died in Carmel, and the only warranty service center in the US happened to be in Sacramento. We dropped it there on our way to the high Sierras to visit yet another group of friends. Route 49 through the Gold country is really something -- another road not for the faint of heart. More suited for wagon trains than large Vans. Phil did a great job of maneuvering the 10 MPH hairpin turns.

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