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#1 ski3pin

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Posted 30 October 2022 - 04:45 PM

Julie had a birthday. We came up with a way to celebrate. It was a bit different for us but it made for a darn nice short getaway. Want to see what we were up to? Here's the link -

 

Surprise Valley, Northeast California - October 2022

 

 

We hope you enjoy tagging along. :)


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Posted 30 October 2022 - 07:49 PM

Great report. Birthdays are great even though the numbers keep going up.

 

Thanks for the tag along.

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#3 billharr

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Posted 30 October 2022 - 08:46 PM

Nice report. That is one area of CA I have never been to. 


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Posted 31 October 2022 - 01:20 AM

I am quite interested in Surprise Valley hot springs -- did you find the rooms clean and well maintained? I have heard contradictory accounts, but heck I loved the shower at Virgin Valley hot springs, so that gives you some idea of my standards.

 

Happy birthday to Julie. May you share many more years of wandering and wondering.


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Posted 31 October 2022 - 01:34 AM

Bald eagles are good mojo.  Happy Bday to the Lady!

 

We've had a few visits to SV,  and if it was me, I would tear down that wood fence so each room could look out to the vista from their private soak.   It looks like you two have figured a gate to get past the wire fence for dinner and breakfast.


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Posted 31 October 2022 - 02:28 PM

I certainly did enjoy tagging along.  Thanks for taking us to a new spot, and happy birthday to Julie.  We are headed out on a little birthday trip ourselves starting tomorrow.  It's the best birthday present - being out and about!


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Posted 31 October 2022 - 02:40 PM

Very cool, added to the “list”. Thank you!


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#8 ski3pin

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Posted 31 October 2022 - 07:16 PM

Thanks guys!

 

Great report. Birthdays are great even though the numbers keep going up.

 

Thanks for the tag along.

Frank

 

 

Nice report. That is one area of CA I have never been to. 

 


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Posted 31 October 2022 - 07:18 PM

I am quite interested in Surprise Valley hot springs -- did you find the rooms clean and well maintained? I have heard contradictory accounts, but heck I loved the shower at Virgin Valley hot springs, so that gives you some idea of my standards.

 

Happy birthday to Julie. May you share many more years of wandering and wondering.

Thanks Tony! We'd stay at Surprise Valley again. It's like an old style roadside motel, comfortable and not luxurious. It was clean. The collection of pots and pans were funky, but would work. We used our pots, pans, and such because it was in easy reach out in the camper. We did all our own food. The place is adults only. It was quiet. The water falling into the tub muffles the sound. Refrigerator was clean and kept things cold. The small stove had 4 electric burners.

 


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Posted 31 October 2022 - 07:23 PM

Bald eagles are good mojo.  Happy Bday to the Lady!

 

We've had a few visits to SV,  and if it was me, I would tear down that wood fence so each room could look out to the vista from their private soak.   It looks like you two have figured a gate to get past the wire fence for dinner and breakfast.

Thanks Andy! Yes, it would be nice if the out most fence was gone. We are so used to open space and vistas we had to move away to enjoy meals. The night sky made the fences tolerable after dark.


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