Tag Archives: Lake Tahoe

Re-kindling the Olympic flame in Squaw Valley, CA, USA

Perhaps you did the math and considered a trip to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, opening on February 6.  But the challenge of distance, cost, and fear of terrorism to get to the Sochi games likely put the idea out of reach.  Instead, find the spirit – and the ghosts – of the […]

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Day trip to Lake Tahoe; take the sunglasses and binoculars!

Six weeks into winter…Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra have almost no snow. The ski areas are surviving on man-made snow on selected runs, and motels, hotels and restaurants are running at reduced capacity. With no snow in the forecast, and days reaching into spring-time 65 degree temps, it’s a great place for a one-day […]

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