After leaving Austin, Neek, Sar and I drove back on to Highway 50 and motored through the expansive beauty of Nevada. It was around 2pm and while we had driven through half of “The Loneliest Road in America,” we still had four more stamps to get to complete our booklet and receive our certificate of completion. We were a bit concerned that since some of the places that do stamping might close at 5pm, we would have to hurry to reach our goal.
110 miles (180 kilometers) later, we reached our next destination, the town of Fallon. It is called the “Oasis of Nevada” and can trace its roots back to the California Gold Rush as well as the Pony Express. Continue reading